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Canyon Creek Complex

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Approximate Location

44.284 latitude, -118.961 longitude

Incident Overview

Incident contained and controlled on November 5, 2015 at 1045.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginWednesday August 12th, 2015 approx. 12:00 AM
LocationJohn Day, Canyon City, Prairie City, Oregon less than 5 miles.
Incident DescriptionWildfire In Canyon Creek South Of John Day And In The Strawberry Wilderness

Current Situation

Size110,261 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday October 31st, 2015 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory)

Short Grass (1 foot)

Significant Events


Contained &

Controlled on

11/5 @ 1045.



Acreage for the fires in the Complex by ownership:

Canyon Creek -

BLM 2,658 ac.

Private 17,019 ac.

USFS 90,584 ac.

Jerry Draw -

BLM 99 ac.

Private 62 ac.

Closure area further reduced as of 10/7/2015.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

No weather concerns. Most of the fire area is now covered in snow.

Unit Information

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Malheur National Forest (North)
U.S. Forest Service
431 Patterson Bridge Rd
P.O. Box 909
John Day, OR 97845

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