Fremont-Winema National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Lakeview, OR 97630
The Devils Lake Fire was reported at 3 p.m. July 31, burning in sage brush, grass and timber. Initial attack gave way to a Type 3 Incident Management Team the same day. The Northwest 6 Type 2 IMT assumed command Wednesday, Aug. 2. Estimated containment is 8-7. Transition to Type 4 team planned for Tuesday 8-8 at 0600.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 31st, 2017 approx. 03:00 PM|
|Location||5 miles SE of Bly, OR|
|Incident Commander||Travis Baker|
|Coordinates||42.313 latitude, -120.981 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||93%|
Short grass, timber
Minimal smoldering and creeping
The Type 4 organization will only work day shifts, with focus on suppression repair, patrol, mop up and back haul of equipment.
|Projected Incident Activity|
12 hours: Activity will be interior smoldering and creeping and isolated heat in heavier fuels.
24 hour:Activity will be interior smoldering and creeping and isolated heat in heavier fuels.
Plan transition to local unit type 4 organization at 0600 on Tuesday 8-8-17.
Low pressure system off of California has sent some moisture into the fire area, increasing the chance of precipitation and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy over the fire area in the morning and partly cloudy in the afternoon. Temperatures in the mid to upper 80's with RH 18-23%. Gusty and erratic winds near thunderstorms, otherwise 2-5 mph from the north/northeast.