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Buzzard Complex


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Approximate Location

43.629 latitude, -118.386 longitude

Incident Overview

Wild horses run through burned rangeland as firefighter watches

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Current Status:
The Buzzard Complex is currently managed by Oregon Interagency Incident Management Team 4 (Brian J. Watts).The fires are located 45 SE of Burns, OR.

Estimated Acreage: 395,747

Containment: 95 percent

Cause: Lightning
Date Started: 7/14/2014

Resources on the Fire:
20-person fire crews: 3

Helicopters: 2

Engines: 12

Total Personnel: 340

Fire Information:
Rehabilitation continued today. ORIIMT4 assumed command of the Camp Creek Fire at 5 p.m. on July 24.

Fire Weather:
A cool, dry and stable air mass will settle over the Buzzard Complex, with the winds easing through the day.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
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 Personnel321
Size395,747 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet) grass, brush and juniper

Significant Events

Rehabilitation continued today.


Planned Actions

Rehabilitation of resource damage caused by suppression activities.


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

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A marked warming trend and very low relative humidity will build on Saturday. General winds will be light, so terrain-driven wind will prevail.

Unit Information

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

Incident Contacts

Fire Information
Phone: 541 493-2105
Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Tara Martinak
Phone: 541-573-4519
Hours: Varied
Ada Takacs
Phone: 231-534-5569
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