The Oregon Dept. of Forestry's Grants Pass Unit is managing the fire, and Douglas and Coos Forest Protective Associations have been assisting; all of the districts in Southern Oregon, as well as local contractors and vendors, contributed overhead or equipment. The fire was declared contained at 0600 this morning. Crews are still mopping up.
FIRES ON OTHER LANDS IN OREGON
The lightning-caused Cache Creek fire North-Northeast of Enterprise in Wallowa County has covered 73,534 acres and is 90 percent contained. A local Type 3 Incident Management Team has taken over command of suppression efforts. ODF is providing protection on approx. 3,500 acres of the fire incident. More information on this fire is on Inciweb at: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3202/.
The Parish Cabin fire reported last Tuesday burning on federal lands 15 miles Northeast of Seneca in Grant County, is currently 6,481 acres and is now 90 percent contained. Fire behavior has been minimal and firefighters continue with patrol and mop up operations. A Type 2 Incident Management Team has command of suppression efforts. Cause of the fire is under investigation. Drivers using Highway 395 between John Day and Seneca will encounter increased fire vehicle traffic, please drive with caution and use headlights in the area. More information on this fire is available on Inciweb at: http://inciweb.org/incident/3216/.
The Waterfalls 2 fire is burning 25 miles west of Warm Springs, on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. The fire has burned 12,265 acres and is 85 percent contained; firefighters continue to make good progress mopping up the perimeter. Area closures have been lifted for the Pacific Crest Trail, Breitenbush Lake, and the Jefferson Park recreational area. Closure remains in effect for Warm Springs Agency lands including Trout Lake.
Firefighters continue to make good progress mopping up the perimeter. Interior islands of unburned fuels continue to burn out and put some smoke in the air. A Type 3 Incident Management Team has taken command of the suppression efforts.
More information on this fire is available on Inciweb at: http://inciweb.org/incident/3165/.