White River Fire Morning Update, FINAL, Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 9 a.m.
July 18, 2014 9:00 a.m. NEWS RELEASE WHITE RIVER FIRE OREGON DEPT OF FORESTRY INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM 1 WHITE RIVER FIRE FULLY CONTAINED Most of the firefighters who have been mopping up the. more
THIS OVERVIEW IS EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014, @ 9:00 A.M. PDF:
On Sunday, July 13, 2014, Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 1 (Incident Commander John Buckman) was dispatched to assume command of the #WhiteRiverFire, burning on private forestlands in the White River Canyon area (approximately 15 miles west of Maupin) protected by ODF's The Dalles Unit, Central Oregon District.
At 9 a.m. PDT on Friday, July 18, the White River Fire was 100 percent contained and the ODF IMT returned management of the fire to the local ODF Central Oregon District (The Dalles Unit). Local unit firefighters will continue work on this fire - finishing any needed mop-up, and patrolling, and monitoring it through the end of fire season.
This Inciweb Site includes the FINAL information from the ODF IMT on this fire (news release, maps, the Basic Information listed below, etc.), and is no longer being updated nor will there be further information posted.
For information, contact the local ODF office:
Central Oregon District - The Dalles Unit at 541-296-4626
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Saturday July 12th, 2014 approx. 01:30 PM|
|Location||15 miles west of Maupin|
|Incident Commander||John Buckman|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday July 18th, 2014 approx. 09:00 AM|
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Environmental hazards include rattlesnakes and poison oak and rolling material and heavy traffic on highways 197 and 216.
Smoldering with occasional interior flare ups. Crews are mopping up to District's standards.
Hold existing fire line and continue to mop up.
|Projected Incident Activity|
12 hours: Minimal activity expected through the night.
24 hours: Drying trend will continue through the week.
48 hours: Drying trend will continue through the week.
72 hours: Drying trend will continue through the week.
Anticipated after 72 hours: Drying trend will continue through the week.
Good efforts in mop up occurred today due to plumbing of more fire line.
Drying and heat trend continues through the week.