Forest Fire (7779 ha) in United States 02 Aug 2022

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1008018
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 02 Aug 2022 - 05 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7779 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 5679 04 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6888 05 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 7779 06 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in United States , State of Washington (population 5,064,779) . The nearest places are Ellensburg, Wenatchee, Ephrata, and Yakima.

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 20 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Washington United States 5.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ellensburg Washington United States City 15000 people 34 km
Wenatchee Washington United States City 28000 people 46 km
Ephrata Washington United States City 6800 people 52 km
Yakima Washington United States City 72000 people 58 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Vantage 177 0 14 km
Kittitas Valley Hospital Ems 487 0 21 km
Brown Boy 343 0 23 km
Quincy Flying Service 389 0 26 km
Quincy Municipal 386 0 28 km
J K D Farms 480 0 28 km
B & G Farms 341 0 29 km
Chinook Farms 549 0 29 km
Grigg Farm 372 0 31 km
Bowers Field ELN 538 Civ. Paved Yes 5500 33 km
Hoverhawk Ranch 747 0 38 km
Selah Creek Landing Zone 652 0 39 km
Christensen Field 351 0 40 km
Desert 174 0 41 km
Pangborn Memorial EAT 379 Civ. Paved Yes 5500 42 km
Christensen Bros Wahluke Strip 256 0 42 km
Mattawa Air Strip 229 0 45 km
Central Washington Hospital 268 0 45 km
Fancher Field 439 0 49 km
Vagabond Aaf FCT 418 0 49 km
Zirkle Fruit Company 335 0 50 km
Ephrata Municipal EPH 388 Civ. Paved Yes 6700 54 km
Providence Medical Plaza 346 0 58 km
Cascade 262 0 61 km
Don Williams Private 475 0 61 km
Yakima Air Terminal YKM 334 Civ. Paved Yes 7600 62 km
Grant County MWH 361 Civ. Paved Yes 13500 62 km
Cle Elum Municipal 593 0 62 km
Moses Lake Municipal 367 0 66 km
Buena 253 0 68 km
Waterville 805 0 69 km
Mc Mahon Field 259 0 71 km
West Valley 579 0 74 km
Othello Community Hospital 316 0 74 km
Taggares Field 350 0 75 km
Wilkinson Ranch 509 0 76 km
Green Acres 305 0 78 km
Sunnyside Municipal 233 0 79 km
Harrah 258 0 81 km
Labbee Fld 245 0 81 km
Ross Private Strip 280 0 82 km
Wnp-2 Plant Support Facility 140 0 85 km
Mc Whorter Ranch 413 0 87 km
Hitchcock Airstrip 309 0 88 km
Mansfield 694 0 93 km
Chelan Municipal 385 0 94 km
Prosser 212 0 94 km

Ports

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Moses Lake Moses Lake South Crab Creek 1961 59 km
Potholes O'Sullivan Crab Creek 1948 63 km
Billy Clapp Lake Pinto Offstream Crab Creek 1947 79 km
Lake Chelan Chelan Dam Chelan River 1927 90 km

Nuclear plants

Name Country Reactors Distance
WPPSS UNITED STATES 1 85 km

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