Mt. Hood National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Sandy, OR 97055
The White River Fire is located in Wasco County, Oregon and back under the management of the Mt. Hood National Forest. Firefighters and air resources are actively engaged in mop-up and suppression repair of the fire.
Forest Closure: To ensure public and firefighter safety, areas of the Mt. Hood National Forest close to the fire are closed. Visit www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/mthood/alerts-notices for more information about the closure.
For the current smoke outlook and air quality information, visit: https://fires.airfire.org/outlooks/columbia_river_gorge_or_wa
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday August 17th, 2020 approx. 09:07 AM|
|Location||20 miles west of Wamic, OR|
|Incident Commander||Jeremy Kroeker, Type 3 Incident Management Team|
|Coordinates||45.181 latitude, -121.576 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||85%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday September 28th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber(Grass Understory, Light logging slash, Short Grass (1 Foot)
Minimal Creeping, Single tree torching, Smoldering
Continue to secure and mop-up and continue suppression repair.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Low due to mild fire weather conditions.
Mild smoky conditions predicted on the fire.