The Diamond Creek Fire was a wildfire in the Pasayten Wilderness, Okanogan County, Washington, that began with an improperly extinguished campfire on July 23, 2017. In July, the fire threatened historic cabins with destruction. On August 31, it spread to Canada in an area between Cathedral Provincial Park and Manning Provincial Park. On September 6, it grew beyond 100,000 acres to become a megafire. The fire was contained on October 23, 2017.
|Diamond Creek Fire|
Okanogan County, Washington
|Date(s)||July 23, 2017|
|Burned area||128,272 acres (51,910 ha)|
- Diamond Creek Fire incident information, accessed 2017-09-05
- Matt Stephens (September 6, 2017), "Pacific Northwest Fires Smother Region in Smoke and Ash", The New York Times
- Keiko Betcher (July 24, 2017), It's Wildfire Season: Closures, Conditions and Air Quality, Washington Trails Association
- K.C. Mehaffey (July 25, 2017), "Wilderness fire grows, historic cabins threatened", Wenatchee World, Wenatchee, Washington
- Jesse Ferreras (August 31, 2017), "Massive Washington state wildfire jumps into B.C. between Manning and Cathedral Parks", Global News Morning, British Columbia, Canada
- "Diamond Creek Fire". InciWeb. US Forest Service. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
- Media related to Diamond Creek Fire at Wikimedia Commons
- Post-Fire Burned Area Emergency Response Information Brief for the Diamond Creek Fire.