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Rim Fire

Unit Information

Mt. Hood National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
16400 Champion Way
Sandy, OR 97055

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Incident Contact

Claire Fernandes
Phone: 503-730-8598

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The Rim Fire was discovered Sunday, September 3 and quickly grew to 20 acres. Over the next couple of weeks the fire grew to a total of 237 acres. It is now 100% contained. The closure order for the fire has been decreased in size to protect the area immediately impacted by the fire, but allow for access outside of this area. Please look at the closure and map under links for more detail.

No new updates will be posted unless conditions change significantly.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday September 03rd, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates45.169 latitude, -121.58 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel48
Size237 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber, grass, understory


Planned Actions

Repair Containment Line.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire growth is expected to be minimal. Rain is expected to continue over the next 72 hours.


The acreage of the fire has been decreased from 250 to 237 due to more accurate mapping on 9/11/2017.