Four individual incidents Oak, Cedar, Clear and Prescott were combined into the Eclipse Complex on 8/15/17. For further information regarding this fire - the Oak - please see the Eclipse Complex at inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5511/
The Oak Fire, which started by lightning on August 11, is located approximately 5 miles west of Happy Camp, CA, in the upper part of Oak Flat Creek drainage, about 1 mile south east of the Baldy Mountain Lookout. The fire is in timber in steep, rugged terrain.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday August 11th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||Approx. 5 miles west of Happy Camp, CA, in the upper Oak Flat Creek drainage.|
|Incident Commander||Jeremiah Mendes|
|Coordinates||41.788 latitude, -123.48 longitude|
Improve road 17N22 on east side of Oak Flat drainage for possible strategic firing operations. Construct dozer and handline on ridge from Baldy Mountain south for a western perimeter.
Warming and drying trend as high pressure rebuilds. Max. temp. 85-90 degrees. Light, terrain-influenced winds.