A Rx fire burned outside of its pre-planned perimeters when winds picked up on Friday evening. It has not been converted from a Prescribed burn to a wildfire.
Converted Date: Saturday, 10/1/2016
Converted Time: 0500 hours
Fuels: Grass and timber
Size: 750 acres
National Forest: Wallowa – Whitman NF
Exact Location: 17 miles West of Jordan, Oregon
Command: Type 3 Incident Command Team. USFS
Fire Personnel: 50 assigned
Equipment: (2) Type 1 Interagency Hot Shot crews, (1) Type 1 Helicopter and (1) Type 3 Helicopter
Fire Managers expect that the fire will be contained by fire crews in the next 3 – 4 days.
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