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Moccasin Hill Fire

NEWS RELEASE

Moccasin Hill Morning Update, FINAL Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 8: a.m.
Moccasin Hill Fire Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 2, IC Cline July 19, 2014 8:00 a.m. THIS IS THE FINAL NEWS RELEASE FOR THIS INCIDENT Current... more

INCIDENT UPDATED 7/19/2014

Approximate Location

42.52 latitude, -121.508 longitude

Incident Overview

THIS OVERVIEW IS EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014, @ 12:00 NOON PDT:

On Monday, July 14, 2014, Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 2 (Incident Commander Chris Cline) was dispatched to assume command of the #MoccasinHillFire, burning on private forestlands protected by ODF's Klamath-Lake District north of Sprague River, Oregon.

At noon PDT on Saturday, July 19, the Moccasin Hill Fire was 100 percent contained and the IMT returned management of the fire to the local ODF Klamath-Lake District. A local fire team (Incident Commander: John Pellisier) will continue work on this fire, finishing any needed mop-up, 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FINAL information from the ODF IMT on this fire (news release, map, the Basic Information listed below, etc.), and is no longer being updated nor will there be any further information posted.

For information, contact the local ODF Klamath-Lake District Office at 541-883-5681.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSunday July 13th, 2014 approx. 01:15 PM
Location4 miles north of Sprague River OR
Incident CommanderChris Cline

Current Situation

Total Personnel124
Size2,535 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday July 19th, 2014 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber (grass and understory)and also brush (dense)

Significant Events

Fire contained. Smoldering stump-holes on the interior of the fire.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Fire turned back to district control. Mop up continues, extending further into the fire than 300' from the fire perimeter. Continue fire suppression damage repair where appropriate.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Minimum relative humidity below 15% and afternoon winds.

Unit Information

Klamath-Lake District
Oregon Department of Forestry
3200 DeLap Road
Klamath Falls, OR 97601

Incident Contact

Odf Klamath-Lake District
Phone: 541-883-5681

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