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2019 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire

Unit Information

Malheur National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Oregon
John Day, OR 97845

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Incident Contact

Malheur National Forest
Email: malheur_public_information@fs.fed.us
Phone: 541-575-3000
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Starting May 8th, at 11 am Prairie City Ranger District will begin ignitions on Elk 16 Hb, full ignition for the 330 acre unit is scheduled for Friday, May 10. Smoke may be visible from Forest Roads 16 and 1420 for several days. Signs will be posted along Forest Road 1420 for public safety. Please use caution while traveling in the area.


Friday May 10th, Emigrant Creek Ranger District fire crews are starting ignition on George unit #103 totaling 2000 acres after. Activity will continue depending on weather, conditions, and if objectives are being met.


Blue Mountain Ranger District continuing to monitor conditions to begin spring prescribed fire activity.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Coordinates44.418 latitude, -118.951 longitude