The Stouts Creek Fire was reported on Thursday, July 30, 2015, burning approximately 11 miles east of Canyonville near the community of Milo on forestlands protected by the Douglas Forest Protective Association (DFPA) before spreading onto the Umpqua National Forest. Two separate IMT's from the Oregon Department of Forestry were deployed to the fire and were in unified command between ODF and the Umpqua National Forest. The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal Green Team was also deployed and assumed joint command of the fire from July 31 until August 8. A type 3 Team from the Florida Forest Service took command of the fire on August 25.
Social Media Resources for the Stouts Creek Fire:
Stouts Creek Fire on Facebook: www.facebook.com/StoutsFire
Stouts Creek Fire on Twitter: www.twitter.com/StoutsFire
Douglas Forest Protective Association on Twitter: www.twitter.com/DouglasFPA
Douglas Forest Protective Association on Facebook: www.facebook.com/DouglasForestProtectiveAssociation
Douglas Forest Protective Association website: www.dfpa.net
Oregon Department of Forestry Wildfire blog: http://wildfireoregondeptofforestry.blogspot.com/
Oregon Department of Forestry on Facebook: www.facebook.com/oregondepartmentofforestry
Oregon Department of Forestry on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ORDeptForestry
Umpqua National Forest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UmpquaNationalForest
Umpqua National Forest Twitter: https://twitter.com/UmpquaNF
Umpqua National Forest Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/umpqua
|Current as of|
|Cause||Human-caused; Mowing During Hours Prohibited By Fire Restrictions|
|Date of Origin||Thursday July 30th, 2015 approx. 01:00 PM|
|Location||16 miles east of Canyonville; 1 mile south of Milo, OR,|
|Incident Commander||Type 4 Incident Led By Local District|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||98%|
Primary fuel model carrying the fire in is a heavy component of timber litter in mature Douglas fir stands with an understory
of brush. Intermediate aged timber stands with old slash and brush is interspersed through the area. This component is
difficult to manage when wind and humidity threshold are reached
Precipitation fell on the fire yesterday. Fire behavior was minimal
Transition to local district Type 4 organization at 2400 hrs 9/4/2015
|Projected Incident Activity|
12 hours: Expect some smokes 500' or more inside the perimeter. No perimeter growth expected.
24 hours: Fire behavior is expected to remain minimal. Crews will continue to mop up, patrol and complete repair work.
48 hours: Fire behavior is expected to remain minimal. Crews will continue to mop up, patrol and complete repair work.
72 hours: Fire behavior is expected to remain minimal. Crews will continue to mop up, patrol and complete repair work.
Anticipated after 72 hours:
Fire behavior is expected to remain minimal. Crews will continue to mop up, patrol and
complete repair work.
Ownership (Acres Burned): BLM 5,544ac, Private 920ac, Private Industrial 5,737ac, USFS 14,166ac.
Transitioned from ODF Type 1 (Cline/Wilde) to Type 3 (Work) on 8/25/2015 at 1800.
Difference in acres due to more accurate mapping.
Weather cool with periods of rain and scattered thunderstorms.
For Saturday, September 5;
Winds N 5-10
Haines Index 3 (Very Low)