OR | S-503 Fire | PM Update

2130 | SATURDAY | JUNE 19, 2021

SUMMARY — The S-503 FIRE is located on the north end of the Warm Springs Reservation about three miles east of Highway 26; two miles north of Quartz Butte and 10 miles north of Simnasho, Oregon. The cause is unknown and under investigation.

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Credit: CTWS – Fire Management

STARTED — The fire started on Friday, June 18th around 1800 hours PT.

SIZE UP — It is currently grown to 4,300 acres.

LEVEL 3 EVACUATIONS ARE IN EFFECT:

  • Pine Grove
  • along Forman’s Point

LEVEL 2 EVACUATIONS ARE IN EFFECT:

  • Back Walters Rd near Pine Grove

RESOURCES — CTWS Fire Management (Lead Agency). 150 firefighters assigned along with dozers, engines, water tenders; One AA with three planes and two copters.

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Credit: CTWS – Fire Management

BIG SHOUTOUT to Tyler Sulffridge for this great fire tip and info! We appreciate ya!

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