Fire started 8/18/2013, cause suspected as lightning. Located in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, in Big Sheep Creek drainage. Burning in grass understory and ponderosa pine. Located 19 NE of Joseph, OR.
|Date of Origin||Saturday August 17th, 2013 approx. 07:30 PM|
|Location||19 miles NE of Joseph, OR|
|Incident Commander||Francis Tyler|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday August 23rd, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM|
2 Timber (grass and understory), Ponderosa pine with continuous grass understory
Fire will be monitored until a significant weather event extinguishes fire completey.
|Wind Conditions||7 mph SW|