Wildland Fire

Campgrounds open; Darling Creek area remains closed (Sugarloaf Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 16:01
Sugarloaf and South Fork Campgrounds are both now open. Closure area expected to remain as is until area receives significant rain or snow. Hunters may call the Colorado Parks and Wildlife office for hunting information at (970) 725-6200. Darling Creek Trailhead, Trail and surrounding areaUte Peak and Ute Pass Trailhead and TrailWestern portion of Byers Peak WildernessAll roads in the area are open, including FSR 138. Sugarloaf Fire Closure MapView the order

August 21st Morning Update for Stubblefield Fires and Jennie's Peak Fire (Stubblefield Fires Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:54
August 21, 2018 For Immediate Release Incident Commanders: Ian Yocum, Oregon State Fire Marshal Eric Knerr, Northwest Team 7 Contact: Rich Tyler/Jeanne Klein 541-239-3619 OSFM/NW Team 7 Public Information Officers Follow Fire Information on local Facebook Pages: Gilliam County Sheriff https://www.facebook.com/GilliamCountySheriff/ South Gilliam County Rural Fire Protection District https://www.facebook.com/South-Gilliam-County-Rural-Fire-Protection-District-783137915065669/?ref=br_rs [Condon, Oregon] NW Team 7 joined the Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office in Unified Command as of 6:00 am Tuesday morning. NW Team 7 will also assume command of Jennie's Peak Fire in Wheeler County and will be assigning resources to that fire. The Stubblefield, Seale, Lonerock, and Jennie's Peak fires now total 77,500 acres burned with 27% containment. There are currently 443 total firefighters on the incident. Last night's community meeting in the town of Lonerock was a success with...

Jennie's Peak (Wildfire)

Inciweb - Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:50
The Jennie’s Peak Fire started on August 17, 2018 after lightning passed through the area. The fire is located 14 miles south of Fossil, OR and is burning on BLM and private lands. Public and firefighter safety is the primary objective. Evacuations of campgrounds and residences along the John Day River are in place. Northwest Incident Management Team 7 has been delegated the authority by Bureau of Land Management, Prineville District and Oregon Department of Forestry to manage the Jennie’s Peak Fire. Smoky conditions may continue to affect communities in the region. For smoke information, go to: http://oregonsmoke.blogspot.com/

Cache Creek Fire Update 8/21/2018 (Cache Creek Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:50
Cache Creek Fire Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 11:00 AM We are hosting a public meeting at the Grand Valley Fire Protection District on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 6 PM. The public meeting is an opportunity for the incident management team to provide an update on the Cache Creek Fire and to answer residents’ questions. Cache Creek Fire Public Meeting Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 6 PM Grand Valley Fire Protection District Station 1, 0124 Stone Quarry Road, Parachute, CO Firefighters have been working directly on the fire edge in the northwestern portion of the fire area for the last two days. Today’s focus is to complete handline between Cache Creek Road to the dozer line on the Battlement Jeep Trail. Firefighters are taking advantage of the precipitation that materialized out of storms passing through the region today. The spot fire that was highly visible from Battlement Mesa, Parachute, and Rifle Friday evening is currently about 10 acres. Helicopters dropped water on the...

Boyds Fire Update -August 21, 2018 (Boyds Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:44
Kettle Falls, WA - The Boyds Fire is located 3 miles west of Kettle Falls, WA. The footprint of the fire is 3278 acres and is 49 percent contained. The fire continues to burn in a mixture of timber litter, slash, brush and grass. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Yesterday afternoon, a change in prevailing winds pushed spots from the fire in a southwesterly direction, beyond the containment line on Bisbee Mountain Road (FS road 585). Firefighters responded with direct hand lines and hose lays to create an anchor point and flank the sides of a 10 acre spot fire. Dozers, assisted by hand crews, were quickly dispatched to build contingency lines along the flanks of the fire. Air resources were mobilized to keep the fire in check. There was a structure fire in the Nancy Creek area early in the morning. Resources assigned to the fire assisted the local district with fire suppression. Today, along Bisbee Mountain Road, east to Hwy 20, and north along Hwy 395 to Nancy Creek,...

Horns Mountain Fire Daily Update 8_21_2018 (Horns Mountain Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:30
Horns Mountain Fire Update August 21, 2018 10 am Northwest Interagency Incident Management Team 9 (NWIIMT9), Brian Goff, Incident Commander Fire Information: (505-302-5008 GoogleVoice) or 218-244-2843 Email: HornsMountainInfo2018@gmail.com InciWeb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6138 Northeast Washington Fire Information https://www.facebook.com/newfireinfo/ NWCC Public Information Blog www.nwccinfo.blogspot.com NORTHPORT, WA – Over the last several days, light winds have flowed from the south. Yesterday as predicted, the wind switched to the northeast and wind speeds increased. But even with that change in wind, the Horns Mountain Fire stayed within identified containment lines with the exception of a small finger to the west. Today as the smoke clears, firefighters will evaluate the area where the fire pushed out of the containment line and continue their work on the holding, improving and securing the lines around the majority of the fire. Firefighters have tied in...

Cache Creek Fire Public Meeting on Thursday, August 23, 2018 (Cache Creek Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:26
We are hosting a public meeting with the Grand Valley Fire Protection District Station 1 on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 6 PM. The public meeting is an opportunity for the incident management team to provide an update on the Cache Creek Fire and to answer residents' questions.Grand Valley Fire Protection District0124 Stone Quarry Road, Parachute, CO

Community Briefing in Entiat (Cougar Creek Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:10
Cougar Creek Fire Information and UpdateThursday August 23, 2018 6:00 p.m. Chelan County Fire District #8 Station #1 2200 Entiat Way, Entiat, WA

Level 3 evacuation for all persons living West of Little Bridge Creek (Crescent Mountain Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:01
The Crescent Mountain Fire has crossed Eagle Creek and is advancing east.With the predicted weather the fire is anticipated to increase its movement towards the east.A LEVEL 3 Evacuation has been issued for all persons living WEST of the Little Bridge Creek Intersection in the Twisp River Valley.Persons should evacuate NOW, do not wait.Persons should evacuate east towards Twisp.The Red Cross has a shelter available at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp.There will be a Community Fire Meeting tonight at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp at 6:30 PMFor more information persons may call the Crescent Mountain Fire information line at (480) 744-9318 orOkanogan County Emergency Management (509) 422-7206A LEVEL 3 Evacuation has been issued for all persons living WEST of the Little Bridge Creek Intersection in the Twisp River Valley. For more information, visit the Okanogan Emergency Management website at https://okanogandem.org/

Goldstone/Beaver fires meeting in Wisdom tonight, Salmon tomorrow (Beaver Creek Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:54
General Information: The Incident Management Team will host a community meeting for the Goldstone and Beaver Creek Fires today at 7:00 P.M. at the Wisdom Community Building in Wisdom, Montana. A second community meeting will be hosted on Wednesday at 6:00 P.M. at the 17 Mile Fire Station in Salmon, Idaho. Both meetings will be recorded and posted on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge and Salmon-Challis National Forests’ Facebook pages (see links below) for those unable to attend in-person. Goldstone Fire Operations: Yesterday, firefighters took advantage of the cooler weather to continue preparations on Forest Road 7327 to Goldstone Pass. The Goldstone Fire received substantial rain overnight, with the heaviest rainfall (0.5 inches) over the Skinner Meadow area. Although the rains have temporarily moderated fire activity, the potential for increased activity still exists if weather conditions return to hot and dry. Following heavy equipment operations, a 20-person hotshot crew will hike into...

News Release UAS 08/20/2018 (Bacon Rind Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:32
UAS demonstration on 08/20/2018. See News Release for more

Stubblefield Fires (Wildfire)

Inciweb - Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:31
The Stubblefield Fires include four fires surrounding the community of Condon, Oregon. The fires include the Stubblefield, Seale, Buckhorn and Lonerock Fires. The fires were detected after lightning passed through the area on August 16 and 17. The fires are burning on private and BLM managed lands, approximately 50 miles southeast of The Dalles, Oregon. There are numerous structures threatened and, as of today, the fires are being managed under Unified Command with Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Blue Team and Northwest Incident Management Team 7. Smoky conditions may continue to affect communities in the region. For information about how to deal with smoky conditions, go to: http://oregonsmoke.blogspot.com/ Fire preparedness is at the highest level, PL 5, both regionally and nationally. Fire resources are shared and limited due to the number of large fire incidents across the western

EVACUATIONS WARNING LIFTED August 21, 2018 (Monument Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:03
Ennis, MT- At 6 P.M., August 21, 2018, the evacuation warning will be LIFTED for the Haypress Lakes Area within the Shining Mountains Subdivision. All evacuation orders/warnings will be rescinded. Fire crews will remain actively engaged in both the Wigwam and the Monument Fires. Fire equipment will continue to use roads in the Haypress Lakes area. Residents are advised to stay informed on both fires by visiting the regularly updated Inciweb websites for them: · Wigwam https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6134/, · Monument https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6122/ Please be mindful that firefighters and fire equipment are still actively involved in fire suppression and may be working from nearby roadways.

EVACUATIONS WARNING LIFTED August 21, 2018 (Wigwam Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:01
At 6 P.M., August 21, 2018, the evacuation warning will be LIFTED for the Haypress Lakes Area within the Shining Mountains Subdivision. All evacuation orders/warnings will be rescinded.

8/22/18 Fire Update Video (Rattlesnake Creek Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:57
Jay Lusher, Operations Section Chief on Southwest Area Incident Management Team #1 provides the August 21, 2018 update on the Rattlesnake Creek

2018-08-21-Spanish-Update-CrescentMTN (McLeod Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:38
Reunión comunitaria: Methow Valley Community Center, en Twisp, martes 21 de agosto a las 6:30 p.m. Incendio Crescent Mountain:26,181 acres; 34 por ciento de contención ● Personal: 260 ● Punto de origen: Aproximadamente 21 millas al oeste del pueblo Twisp ● Fecha de inicio: 29 de julio de 2018 ● Causa del incendio: rayo Incendio McLeod: 15,313 acres; cinco por ciento de contención ● Personal: 569 ● Punto de origen: Aproximadamente ocho millas al norte de Mazama ● Fecha de inicio: 11 de agosto de 2018 ● Causa del incendio: rayo Incendio Holman: 110 acres, sin contención · Punto de origen: Holman Peak · Fecha de inicio: 17 de agosto de 2018 · Causa: desconocida Actividad actual: Incendio Crescent: el incendio está en la frontera del Parque Nacional North Cascades ubicado en Splawn Mountain. El equipo ha estado en constante contacto con el personal del parque y evaluará las necesidades. El trabajo en Eagle Creek se completó desde el borde de fuego de Eagle...

Terwilliger Fire – Tuesday, August 21, 2018 (Terwilliger Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:33
Terwilliger Fire – Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Location: McKenzie River Ranger District, Terwilliger Hot Springs area Start Date: August 19, 2018 Size: 125 acres Containment: 0% Cause: Under Investigation Vegetation: Dense mixed conifer forest Incident Commander: Ricky Cox Resources: 3 crews, 2 helicopters, 7 engines, 3 dozers, total of 87 personnel. Summary: The Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the Terwilliger Fire yesterday at 6 pm and will continue using the full suppression strategy started by local firefighters. The fire is burning actively on both the west and east side of Cougar Reservoir. Yesterday crews worked on building dozer and hand lines on the fire burning west of the reservoir. They also began installing hose lays and sprinklers in the Boone Creek drainage. Fire managers are continually looking for opportunities to safely engage the fire on both sides of the reservoir. The weather will challenge firefighters...

Shellrock Fire Update Tuesday, August 21, 2018 (Shellrock Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:24
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 SIZE: 500 acres CONTAINMENT: 65 % CAUSE: Lightning FIRE LOCATION: 25 miles N of Helena, Cascade County PROTECTION: DNRC and Cascade County OWNERSHIP: Fish, Wildlife & Parks and privateRESOURCES: 6 Engines 2 Helicopters 2 Twenty-person hand crews 6 Heavy Equipment (2 dozers, 4 skidgens) FIRE SITUATION: Significant rainfall occurred over the fire area yesterday which has made the native surface roads impassable and created slippery conditions in the steep, rugged terrain. Demobilization of resources is slated to begin this morning. A small crew of local resources will continue to monitor the fire, rehab and grass seed the fire perimeter, and mop up in the future if needed. This will be the last fire update unless significant activity occurs. The Shellrock Fire is burning heavy timber and grass in steep remote country with extremely difficult access. The fire is primarily located in the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area and portions of private...

Bull Draw Daily Update 8/21/2018 (Bull Draw Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:22
Bull Draw Fire Update August 21, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. Minnesota Incident Command System Type 2 Blue Team Brian Pisarek, Incident Commander Bull Draw Fire Statistics: Start Date: July 29, 2018 Location: 12 miles northwest of Nucla, CO Size: 30,180 acres Percent Contained: 24% Total Personnel: 308 Cause: Lightning Special Notes: Today, members of the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Type 2 Team Black (Incident Commander – Shane Greer) are shadowing their counterparts on the Minnesota Incident Management Type 2 Blue Team. Each member of the Minnesota Team will be sharing their personal knowledge and experience in managing the Bull Draw Fire with their counterparts on the Rocky Mountain Team. This process ensures that the Rocky Mountain Team is fully prepared to take over management of the Bull Draw Fire at 6:00 am tomorrow morning. As the Minnesota Incident Management Type 2 Blue Team prepares to return home, we would like to thank the citizens, local agencies and businesses...

The National Park Service issues an evacuation warning 8-21-18 (Whale Butte Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:16
The National Park Service has issued an evacuation warning for landowners and visitors for all park areas north of the junction of Bowman Lake Road and the Inside North Fork Road. The warning is due to Whale Butte Fire activity, currently burning on Flathead National Forest land adjacent to the park boundary.

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