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Eldorado Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/29/2015

Approximate Location

44.327 latitude, -118.102 longitude

Incident Overview

The Eldorado fire was reported August 14, 2015. The fire is burning on Oregon Department of Forestry protected private lands, Vale BLM and Wallowa-Whitman National Forest lands. Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 3 (Incident Commander Link Smith) assumed command of the fire on August 15, 2015.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginFriday August 14th, 2015 approx. 06:55 AM
Location5 Miles southeast of Unity, Oregon
Incident CommanderTim Bray - IC

Current Situation

Total Personnel32
Size20,635 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Estimated Containment DateTuesday September 01st, 2015 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory) Brush (2 feet) Tall Grass (2.5 Feet)

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continued perimeter mop-up.

Projected Incident Activity

Continue mop-up of the perimeter and progressing interior.

Remarks

Incident has been turned over to local agencies.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Strong winds, 30+mph, expected tonight and tomorrow

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