The southern perimeter of the Chiwaukum fire is located approximately 6 miles northwest of Leavenworth, and is north of Icicle Ridge. On the northern perimeter, the fire has burned into Thompson Creek. Dozers and hand crews constructed line on the northeast flank of the fire, north of Thompson Creek. Structure protection continued along the highway.
The southern perimeter is being scouted for containment strategy. On the northern perimeter, the plan is to burn out from the northwest down to the highway, using the line constructed yesterday north of Thompson Creek. Three structure protection groups will continue to work along the highway. Night operations are being increased.