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Nebo Fire

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Unit Information

1550 Dewey Ave, Suite A 
Baker City, 
Oregon 
97814 
1550 Dewey Ave, Suite A 
Baker City, 
Oregon 
97814 

Incident Contacts

  • Fire Information
    Email:
    2022.doublecreek@firenet.gov
    Phone:
    541-216-4579
    Hours:
    Daily 8 am - 8 pm
  • Fire Information
    Phone:
    541-426-5546
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm

Nebo Fire Update - 09/30/2022

Nebo Fire
News - 09/30/2022

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Update – 8:00 AM                  Northeast Oregon Type 3 Team   NOTICE:  This update will be provided every 3 days and when significant changes occur.   Highlights: The Northeast Oregon Type 3 Team has assumed command of all fires from the Southern Area Blue Team. During the last 24 hours between a quarter inch to over an inch and a half of precipitation has fallen on the area. Cool, moist conditions are expected to remain through Saturday. Today crews will assess fires to determine what affect the rain had on remaining areas of heat. Suppression repair is nearly complete and those resources will be reassigned and the overall team size will drop as the Southern Area Blue Team departs.   Double Creek Fire: 161,591 acres, increased 81 acres | 89% contained | 436 personnel assigned Areas of heat remain in the Cow Creek and Lightning Creek drainages. The northern portion received drenching rains overnight, and crews will assess fuel conditions in those areas today. Suppression repair along the western side of the fire is nearly complete. Little to no fire spread is expected today due to the wet conditions. Eagle Cap Wilderness Fires Sturgill Fire: 21,509 acres, increased 466 acres | 72% of objectives achieved | 60 personnel assigned The fire area received wetting rain overnight and crews will survey the northern edge of the fire near Standley Guard Station and Red’s Horse Ranch. Monitoring will continue with little to no fire activity expected today. Nebo Fire: 12,607acres, increased 5 acres | 90% of objectives achieved | 0 personnel assigned Goat Mountain 2 Fire: 584 acres, increased 36 acres | 0 personnel assigned This area will continue to be monitored today. Nearly a half inch of precipitation fell on the fire area and little to no fire activity is expected today. Weather: Substantial precipitation occurred yesterday and overnight. Today will remain cloudy and cool with temperatures struggling to reach 60 degrees. Light rain is expected through the day. Relative humidity will stay above 60% today and tonight. Over the weekend, a very gradual warming and drying trend is expected. Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Temporary Area Closures:  Closure orders are in effect for the Double Creek, Nebo, and Sturgill Fires. Closure Orders and Maps are available here. Roads within area closures and Forest Service Road (FSR) 8250 east to the junction with FSR 8250-040, FSR 3900-100, and FSR 3900-200 remain closed. Road Closures: Upper Imnaha Road, Hat Point Road, Lower Imnaha Road, and Dug Bar Road are closed. Restrictions: Fire Restrictions are in place for the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Campfires should be in fire pits surrounded by dirt, rock, or commercial rings. Flammable material shall be cleared within a 3-foot radius and avoid overhanging limbs. Attend fires at all times and fully extinguish when not attended. Fire Information Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM              Phone: 541-216-4579     Email: 2022.doublecreek@firenet.gov
Double Creek Fire InciWeb https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8366/   Facebook www.facebook.com/doublecreekfire2022   YouTube https://tinyurl.com/Double-Creek-Fire Eagle Cap Wilderness Fires Sturgill Fire InciWeb https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8364/ Nebo Fire InciWeb https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8363/ Goat Mountain 2 Fire InciWeb https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8380/ Facebook