Published 9/3/2022, Saturday
The Douglas Creek Fire is located about 10 miles southeast of Imnaha and 25 miles east of Enterprise, Oregon, which was sparked by lightning on August 30th in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
It has currently burned 3,843 acres of timber and short grass and has a 0% containment status.
Active fire behavior has been observed.
Evacuations are in effect for:
Level 3, “Go Now” evacuation for the Hat Point and Freezeout Roads. The Hat Point Road is also closed due to the fire activity.
· Level 2, “Get Set” for the Imnaha River Road, from Rippleton Creek to the Imnaha Grange.
· Level 1, “Be Ready” for the Imnaha River Road, from the town of Imnaha to Rippleton Creek.
· Level 1, “Be Ready” for the Imnaha River Road, from the Imnaha Grange to the Pallette Ranch including Imnaha River Woods.
Road/trail closures are in effect.
Transfer of Command occurred today at 0600 hours PT.
There is about 192 total personnel assigned to this incident.
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