Western Lane District - Oregon Department of Forestry
87950 Territorial Highway
Veneta, OR 97487
The Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire is burning near the town of Mapleton, Oregon. The fire has burned approximately 307 acres. Steep terrain and limited access have been difficult for firefighters. Burning in heavy timber, brush and areas of light logging slash, aircraft and crews have been necessary in the containment effort. The fire has burned on areas of private lands, as well as a small portion of BLM lands.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday August 30th, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM|
|Location||1 mile south of Mapleton|
|Incident Commander||Hessel Oregon Department of Forestry|
|Coordinates||44.02 latitude, -123.853 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Timber, brush, light logging slash
Minimal, smoldering, creeping
Conduct suppression repair. Conduct mop up operations consistent with the agency provided standards. Pull hose and equipment as directed.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal activity expected within the fire perimeter.
Strong dry offshore flow, combined with existing dry fuels will result in high fire danger for which a Red Flag Warning has been issued that covers all of the CWA. While it will be at least breezy across the CWA particular locations will see high winds. Generally from the north Cascade zones across to the coast range will see strong damaging east winds.