Cinder Butte Fire

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Cinder Butte Fire


Approximate Location

43.578 latitude, -119.94 longitude

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday August 02nd, 2017 approx. 12:55 PM
LocationFire started off of Highway 20 approximately 10 miles west of Riley, OR
Incident CommanderMike Ciraulo NWIIMT 10
Incident Description10 Miles To The Southwest Of Riley, Or.

Current Situation

Total Personnel376
Size52,465 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday August 09th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Short grass, Dormant Brush, Hardwood Slash

Significant Events

No significant fire behavior was observed or reported.


Planned Actions

Continue mopup. Continue fire damage suppression repair. Protect sage grouse habitat and rangeland on unburned islands. Protect Archeological sites.

Projected Incident Activity

No growth expected.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Warm and moist air continues over the fire area. This brings hot day time temperatures and low relative humidity values the next several days. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms are possible through the end of the week.

Unit Information

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Burns District
Bureau of Land Management
Hines, OR 97738

Incident Contact

Nick Cronquist
Phone: 5413160194
Hours: 8am- 8pm

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