NEAR PRINEVILLE, OREGON
Incident Summary | A wildfire ignited overnight located on the Crooked River National Grassland on Saturday, July 9th listed at 150 acres with a visible column. It is located approximately 3/4 miles West from MP 14 on Hwy. 26 near Lone Pine Road and 10 miles North of Prineville, Oregon. The fast-moving fire burned up to 1,000 acres within a 4-hour span, which was highly noted by watchers looking on.
Command | Ochoco National Forest
Current Conditions | Moderate fire behavior with creeping and isolated torching. 897 acres. 15% contained.
Fire Fuels | Medium logging slash, brush and tall grass.
Resources | 95 personnel. 3 crews. 9 engines. 1 helicopter.
Social Media | The hashtags we are using for this incident are #LonePineFire #ORwildfire2017 #PrinevilleOR
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