Oregon | Cabbage Fire | 1

UPDATE 1 – SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 – SATURDAY

The CABBAGE FIRE is located about six miles southeast of Pendleton, near Interstate 84 in Oregon. The wildfire started on September 20, 2018, from a human caused and unknown ignition.

The fire has burned approximately 50 acres of timber stands and grass.  Fire behavior states is active and is wind-driven.  However, crews have successfully 100% lined the fire and has reached a 50% containment status.

There are 79 personnel along with one crew, two helicopters and 10 engines remaining on the incident but during the Initial Air Attack there were an additional of four SEATs (single engine air tankers), one air attack and three dozers that had responded.  Personnel and equipment responded from Confederate Tribes of the Umatilla FD, E Umatilla Rural Fire District, Pendleton FD, USFS, BIA and ODF.

At the time of this post, fire personnel were busy with mop up.

No structures were reportedly damaged or destroyed. No injuries to civilians and/or firefighters were reported.

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