Lightning storms came through the area on August 22 and 23. The Nebo Fire is located 21 Miles SE of Enterprise, OR. Near Mount Nebo. The fire is in the upper Lick Creek drainage and is burning in sub-alpine fir and grass. Pacific Northwest Team 2 took command of the fire on 09/03, and Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal joined in unified command on 09/04.
There are three lightning caused fires within the Eagle Cap Wilderness. The Nebo, Sturgill, and Goat Mountain 2 Fires are active and being managed to protect public and private infrastructure, while playing a natural role within designated Wilderness. In the Nebo fire, clean up from thinning and masticating will continue along Wallowa Mountain Loop Road (FSR 39).
The Wallowa County Sheriff's Office issued an updated evacuation notice for today (Tuesday, September 14, 2022) at 10:00 a.m.
All fire evacuations have been rescinded.
Wallowa Whitman National Forest Temporary Area Closures: The Wallowa Whitman National Forest issued Temporary Area Closures for the Double Creek Fire, Nebo Fire, and Sturgill Fire (includes Goat Mountain 2 Fire) on Monday. Closure Orders and Maps are available on the Wallowa Whitman National Forest Fire Incident Updates page.
|Current as of||Wed, 10/26/2022 - 08:06|
|Date of Origin|
|Location||10 miles SE of Imnaha, Grizzly Ridge|
|Incident Commander||Maxwell Nicholson (t),
45° 25' 39'' Latitude
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||2022-10-24 00:00:00|
Rain and Snow has effected most of the fire foot print rapidly decreasing fire spread potential and threat of life, safety, property
Monitor incoming weather and plan accordingly, possible back haul of equipment from reds horse ranch and minam lodge
|Projected Incident Activity||
12 hours: None
This is the final 209 for Double Creek
With the rain and snow in the forecast it may prove a problem with ingress and egress to and from the fire