Lost Hubcap Fire

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Lost Hubcap Fire

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Approximate Location

44.711 latitude, -119.492 longitude

Incident Overview

On Friday, August 29, 2014, Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 2 (Incident Commander Chris Cline) was deployed to the Lost Hubcap Fire, burning approximately five miles south of the community of Monument. The Lost Hubcap Fire, reported around 1:30 p.m. on August 29th, quickly burned on Bureau of Land Management and private forestlands protected by ODF. The team assumed command of the fire from the local ODF unit of the Central Oregon District at 1200 hours PDT on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

On Thursday, September 4, 2014, the Lost Hubcap Fire was declared 100 percent contained and ODF IMT 2 returned management of the fire to the local ODF John Day Unit of the Central Oregon District at 1700 hours. A local fire team will continue work on this fire, finishing any needed mop-up, as well as patrolling and monitoring it through the end of fire season.

This Inciweb Site includes the FINAL information from ODF IMT 2 on this fire (news release, maps, etc.) and is no longer being updated, nor will there be any further information posted to this site. The data in the Basic Information, listed below, is effective Thursday, September 4, at 2100 hours and is from the FINAL Incident Status Summary (ICS-209).

For further information on the fire's status: Call the John Day Interagency Dispatch Center at 541-575-3107.

Oregon Department of Forestry Social Media Information on the Lost Hubcap Fire / #LostHubcapFire:
Oregon Department of Forestry Wildfire Blog: http://wildfireoregondeptofforestry.blogspot.com/
Oregon Department of Forestry on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/oregondepartmentofforestry
Oregon Department of Forestry on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ORDeptForestry

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday August 29th, 2014 approx. 01:30 PM
LocationApproximately eight miles southwest of Monument, OR
Incident CommanderChris Cline, ODF IMT 2

Current Situation

Total Personnel159
Size2,712 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateThursday September 04th, 2014 approx. 07:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory). 70% Timber & Grass; 30% Grass and Sagebrush.

Significant Events

Fire activity confined to stump holes and interior large fuels.


Planned Actions

Type 3 team will continue mopping in to meet district goals.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: Fire will not move.

24 hours: Fire should not move.

48 hours: Fire should not move.

72 hours: Fire should not move.


1. ODF IMT 2 assumed command of the fire from the local ODF unit of the Central Oregon District at 1200 hours on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

2. Latitude was corrected on Saturday, August 30, from initial report to 44 deg 42' 38".

3. ODF IMT 2 returned management of the fire to the local John Day Unit of the Central Oregon District at 1900 hours on Thursday, September 4,2014.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

High pressure ridge establishing over the next few days bringing a warming and drying trend.

Unit Information

Central Oregon District - Oregon Department of Forestry
3501 East Third Street
P.O. Box 670
Prineville, OR 97754

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Incident Cooperators

  • Canyon City Rural Fire Department
  • Dayville Rural Fire Department
  • Grant County Sheriff's Office
  • John Day Rural Fire Department
  • Long Creek Rural Fire Department
  • Monument Rural Fire Department
  • Mt. Vernon Rural Fire Department
  • Prairie City Rural Fire Department

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