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Somers Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 9/25/2014

Approximate Location

45.624 latitude, -116.521 longitude

Incident Overview

helicopter assisting with Somer Fire

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30 miles northeast of Enterprise, near Somers Point in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginSunday August 03rd, 2014 approx. 12:00 AM
Location15 miles east of Imnaha in Hells Canyon.

Current Situation

Total Personnel1
Size36,185 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved

Grass, timber, heavy dead and down fuels from past burn. Buried propane tanks in hunter camps.

Significant Events

Fire activity is being monitored, but no suppression actions are planned. No visible smokes as of 9/17/14.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Fire activity is being monitored, but no suppression actions are planned.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire spread due to decreased temperatures, higher RH's,and minimal winds. Continued burnout of heavy downed fuels.

Remarks

The Area Closure has been lifted. There are no closures remaining on this fire.

Unit Information

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Wallowa - Whitman National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1550 Dewey Avenue
P.O. Box 907
Baker City, OR 97814

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