Lightning-caused wildfire ignited July 13 on Shaniko Butte, 12 miles north of the town of Warm Springs. The fire spread quickly in light, dry, grassy fuels, pushed by winds from varying directions.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 13th, 2014 approx. 08:45 PM|
|Location||15 miles north of Warm Springs|
|Incident Commander||Arlando Leyva ICT3, Anthony Sanchez ICT3 (Deputy)|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||85%|
Grass and grass understory, with portions consisting of fire mortality, downed logs and snags with grass. Smaller patches of intact live trees with litter.
Creeping and smoldering fire. Good progress continues to be made in mopping on all fire perimeter. Suppression rehabilitation continues.
The BAER team continues the assessment of the burned area. Transition to the Type 3 IMT completed as of 0600 hours on Saturday, July 26. Mop up and suppression rehabilitation continues. An IR flight has been ordered for this evening for the transition.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Transition to the Type 3 team is scheduled to occur at 0600 tomorrow, 7/26/2014
Grassy fuels are again receptive to fire this afternoon. Tomorrow's weather forecast: Temp 80; winds 10 mph from north to northeast; minimum relative humidity 15-20%.