OR | Cougar Peak Fire

Update 1 | Thursday | September 30, 2021

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A feller and a lookout work together to bring down a tree on fire, on the contingency line at the Cougar Peak Fire.
A professional feller and a lookout safely bring down a hazard tree. Credit: USFS/Lakeview (OR)

INCIDENT SUMMARY

Located 15 miles NW of Lakeview, Oregon.

Ignited on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, around 1345 hours PT.

Undetermined cause.

Fire fuels include: timber, brush and medium slash.

CURRENT STATUS

Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.

91,795 acres.

85% contained. Expectations to contain by October 5, 2021.

DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS

10 structures lost.

$23.7 Million Cost-to-Date for fire suppression and containment efforts.

FIRE STAFFING, INCIDENT COOPERATORS

USFS, Fremont-Winema National Forest

IMT2, NW Team 12 – ICP located at the Lakeview Fairgrounds. Closed to public. Open only to essential personnel. ICs are Jeff Dimke and Bobby Shindelar.

Lake County Sheriff’s Office – local law enforcement.

Lake County Office of Emergency Management – broadcasts emergency alerts to local impacted communities during fire and disaster events.

475 personnel.

12 crews.

20 engines.

Single helicopter.

Three dozers.

Five water tenders.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog

NEW | OR WILDFIRE | LITTLE CRANE CREEK FIRE

CRANE, Ore. – A wildfire ignited about eight miles east of Crane on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

Location

Fire burning about eight miles east of Crane, Oregon.  Crane is located in an unincorporated area of Harney County and along OR Route 78.  Its population in 2010 was less than 130 residents.

Resources

Resources include C201, E423 and E616 along with IC Dallon Swindlehurst arriving at 1850 hours.

Fuels

Fire fuels include grass and brush.

Incident Status

Fire has burned 73 acres.  Showing in the Fire CAD System as an open incident.  Limited information.

Communications Center

Basin Interagency Communications Center.

Social Media

We are using hashtags  #LittleCraneCreekFire #ORwildfires2018 #CraneFire

 

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog – Updated @ 1050 hours PDT