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Buzzard Complex

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INCIDENT UPDATED 9/10/2014

Approximate Location

43.629 latitude, -118.386 longitude

Incident Overview

smoke rises from juniper burning within the interior of the Buzzard Complex

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Command of the Buzzard Complex and Camp Creek Fires will be returned to the local units on Monday, July 28th at 6 p.m. This will be the last update you receive from Oregon Interagency Incident Management Team 4. We appreciate the support of the community while in the area.

Current Status:
The fires are located 45 SE of Burns, OR.

Estimated Acreage: 395,747

Containment: 98 percent

Cause: Lightning
Date Started: 7/14/2014

Resources on the Fire:
Helicopters: 2

Engines: 9

Dozers: 7

Total Personnel: 214

Fire Weather:

Hot, dry and increasingly unstable air will be in place on Monday.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginMonday July 14th, 2014 approx. 07:45 AM
LocationStinking Waters 45 miles NE of Burns OR
Incident CommanderBrian J. Watts

Current Situation

Total Personnel234
Size395,747 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet) grass, brush and juniper

Significant Events

Rehabilitation continued today. Warmer temperatures and lower relative humidity resulted in interior smokes becoming visible.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Rehabilitation of resource damage caused by suppression activities.

Remarks

Beaver Creek - 22,863ac, Buzzard Fire 282,801ac, Twin Reservoir 10,355ac, Bartlett 728ac, Saddle Draw 79,000ac

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot, dry, and increasingly unstable air will be in place on Monday. Terrain driven wind will prevail during the peak burning period.

Unit Information

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Burns District
Bureau of Land Management
28910 Hwy 20 W
Hines, OR 97738

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