Akawana Fire

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Akawana Fire

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Approximate Location

44.488 latitude, -121.481 longitude

Incident Overview

The Akawana fire is burning approximately 4 miles west of Geneva, Oregon on ODF Central Oregon District protected lands.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday June 07th, 2016 approx. 04:15 PM
Location13 Miles NE of Sisters, Oregon
Incident CommanderLink Smith

Current Situation

Total Personnel537
Size2,094 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter & Understory), Brush (2 feet), Light Logging Slash

Significant Events

Minimal, creeping, smoldering. The fire will burn the needles beneath the pine easily but only partially consume


Planned Actions

Continue mop-up out into the burn area 300 feet.

Projected Incident Activity

Warming and drying trend. Push toward District mop-up standard.


ODF Team 3 assumed transfer of command at 0600, 06/09/2016. OSFM resources were demobilized and returned to their duty stations. The change in acres are due to more complete mapping of the fire perimeter

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Lighter winds today with a warming and drying trend for Sunday and Monday.

Unit Information

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

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