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Sniption Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/3/2014

Approximate Location

45.236 latitude, -120.348 longitude

Incident Overview

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.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUndetermined
Date of OriginTuesday July 29th, 2014 approx. 05:30 PM
Location7 miles west of Condon, Ore.
Incident CommanderPrineville BLM
Incident DescriptionWind-driven Grass Fire

Current Situation

Total Personnel33
Size25,937 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

grass, shrub, juniper

Significant Events

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.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Patrol all divisions.

Projected Incident Activity

No movement expected.

Remarks

Transition to ICT4 Jasin Fulwyler at 0600 tomorrow, 8/4/2014.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Forecast: Partly cloudy, temp 85,RH=23%, winds NW 5-10 mph Gusts to 15 mph

Unit Information

BLM Shield
Prineville District
Bureau of Land Management
Oregon
Prineville, OR 97754

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