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Beech Creek Fire

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Unit Information

431 Patterson Bridge Rd 
John Day, 
431 Patterson Bridge Rd 
John Day, 

Incident Contacts

Phone: 541-575-3000

On the afternoon of August 1, 2022, numerous air and ground resources responded to the Beech Creek fire on the Blue Mountain Ranger District of the Malheur National Forest. 

For current fire information, please visit: Malheur National Forest Facebook Page

Basic Information
Current as of Tue, 11/22/2022 - 14:44
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Undetermined
Date of Origin
Location 8.9 miles South of Long Creek, OR
Coordinates 44° 34' 18'' Latitude
-119° 6'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Size 155 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 100%
Estimated Containment Date 2022-08-11 00:00:00
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory) Timber (Grass and Understory) Short Grass (1 foot) Narrative: The current incident consists of Ponderosa Pine, Douglas Fir, and White Fir overstory with the same tree species component in the understory. East side of highway 395 has more grasses intermixed with the conifer and pine overstory. Fuels are a similar mix south and north. Fuel conditions are drying and receptive to spotting across the entire fire perimeter. North aspects remain moist with patchy consumption of fuels. 1000-hr fuels continue to be available and receptive to spotting.

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