The Sniption fire was first reported Tuesday, July 29, on private property about 7 miles west of Condon.
Cause is undetermined and under investigation.
This wind-driven grass fire quickly spread to the south and west, entering Thirtymile Canyon and Sniption Canyon, but to date remaining west of Highway 19.
Oregon Interagency Incident Management Team 3; Johnson IC, assumed command of the management of the fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday July 29th, 2014 approx. 05:30 PM|
|Location||7 miles west of Condon, Ore.|
|Incident Commander||Prineville BLM|
|Incident Description||Wind-driven Grass Fire|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
grass, shrub, juniper
Behavior: Smoldering. Events: Demobilization of resources continues. Transfer of command to ICT4 Jasin Fulwyler for tomorrow, 8/4/2014at 0600 hrs. ICP at Condon to be closed out.
Patrol all divisions.
|Projected Incident Activity|
No movement expected.
Transition to ICT4 Jasin Fulwyler at 0600 tomorrow, 8/4/2014.
Forecast: Partly cloudy, temp 85,RH=23%, winds NW 5-10 mph Gusts to 15 mph