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Meacham Complex

Unit Information

Umatilla National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
72510 Coyote Road
Pendleton, OR 97801

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Incident Contacts

Darcy Weseman
Email: darcy.weseman@usda.gov
Phone: 541-278-3722

Fire Information
Email: 2020.meacham@firenet.gov
Phone: 458-206-6192
Hours: M-Su 7a-9p

Highlighted Activity

08/28/2020 Termination of Forest Closure Order #06-14-06-20-25
The 3128 road is now OPEN.  Forest Closure Order #06-14-06-20-25 has been
Closure - 08/28/2020


Because many fires in the Meacham Complex South Branch are now out or contained and in patrol status, effective 6:00 a.m., August 30, Mike Almas' Northern Rockies Team 3 returned management of the Meacham Complex South Branch back to the local, responsible agencies, including the Umatilla National Forest, Oregon Department of Forestry, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Mike Almas' Incident Management Team 3 will continue to manage the Rattlesnake Fire as part of the Meacham Complex North Branch until further notice.  Rattlesnake Fire information can be found at: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7069/.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday August 19th, 2020 approx. 12:52 PM
LocationHager Ridge, 20 miles east of Mission, Oregon
Incident CommanderWalla Walla Ranger District
Incident DescriptionComplex
Coordinates45.728 latitude, -118.263 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel5
Size268 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Significant Events

All resources were released from the fires. The Walla Walla Ranger district will continue to patrol the fires and utilize the infrared camera to make sure fire perimeters remain secured. Smokes may still be visible in the interior of the fire areas.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Projected Incident Activity