This is the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) Daily Fire Update for Thursday, August 23, 2012
FIRES ON ODF-PROTECTED LANDS
The 19,000-acre Cache Creek Fire, burning 41 ½ miles NNE of Enterprise has moved onto approximately 200+ acres of private ODF-protected lands on the WNW boundary of the fire. ODF resources on the fire include engines, crews, air attack resources, tenders, and dozers, as well as fire management personnel. More information on this fire is below.
FIRES ON OTHER LANDS IN OREGON
The 19,000-acre Cache Creek Fire, burning 41 ½ miles NNE of Enterprise in extreme terrain with limited accessibility in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, is currently 0 percent contained, and burning in Oregon and Washington on Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, private, and Washington Fish and Wildlife state lands. This fire started the afternoon of Monday, August 20, from lightning that moved through the area. An Interagency Incident Management Team (IIMT Oregon Team 3; Incident Commander Mark Rapp) assumed command of this fire this morning. More information on this fire is on Inciweb at: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3202/
The lightning-caused, 93,071-acre [acreage reduction due to latest more accurate mapping] Barry Point Fire, burning 24 miles southwest of Lakeview, is 70 percent contained.. The advance of the fire on ODF-protected private forestlands was stopped last weekend (August 18-19) at 12,300 acres. More information on this fire is available on Inciweb at: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3105/.
The lightning-caused, 461,047-acre Holloway Fire, originating 25 miles east of Denio, Nevada, has burned 245,505 acres in Oregon on the Burns and Vale Districts of the Bureau of Land Management and 215,542 acres in Nevada. The fire is 97 percent contained. More information on this fire is available on Inciweb at:
http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3113/. Unless the situation changes, this will be the last report on this fire.
The lightning-caused, 292-acre Buckhead Complex, burning on the Willamette National Forest two miles north of Westfir, is 80 percent contained. More information on this fire is available on Inciweb at:
The lightning-caused 5,200-acre Fort Complex, burning on the Klamath National Forest in California and the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in Oregon, is 37 percent contained. More information on this fire is available on Inciweb at:
The lightning-caused, 14,036-acre Ten Mile Complex, burning three Miles northeast of McDermitt, Nevada, is fully contained. More information on this fire is available on Inciweb at: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3143/. Unless the situation changes, this will be the last report on this fire.
The lightning-caused, 8,464-acre Waterfalls 2 Fire, burning approximately 5 miles northeast of Mt. Jefferson and 22 miles west of Warm Springs on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, is 7 percent contained. The Olallie Lake Scenic Area is closed, impacting trails and campgrounds in the area, with closures expanded on lands owned by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and on the Mt. Hood National Forest. More information on this fire I s available on Inciweb at: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3165/.
The human-caused, 120-acre Ice Cave Fire, burning 18 miles southeast of Bend on U.S. Forest Service lands, is 90 percent contained.
The 142-acre Butte Fire, burning on U.S. Forest Service lands at Windigo Pass in Douglas County, is 85 percent contained. Cause is under investigation. This fire has impacted and closed roads and trails in the Pacific Crest Trail system in the area of the fire. More information on this fire is available at: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3161/.
Source: OR Dept of Forestry