Cougar Creek Fire update, Aug 13th

 The Cougar Creek fire was not visible from the lake Sunday due to heavy smoke conditions and the same is true this morning. The fire continues to grow after breeching containment lines on Saturday. No structures have been lost but structure protection crews are in place in threatened areas and Level 3 evacuations continue in areas off Entiat River Road. Manpower assigned this fire is now at 1151. The Lost fire remains contained at 114 acres. For the complete morning update on these fires go to

Updates were not provided yesterday as most information sites were non-functioning.

Photo:  August 13, 7:30 AM