The Big Hollow Fire received widespread rainfall over the last several days, this has significantly reduced fire behavior across the Mount Adams Ranger District.
The Gifford Pinchot National Forest implemented closure orders for the southwestern portions of the forest to ensure public safety near the Big Hollow Fire. This closure area includes developed campgrounds, dispersed camping, day use areas, wilderness areas, and all forest roads and trails within the area. If you have plans to be in this area of the forest, please make alternate arrangements.
The cause of the fire is unknown.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday September 08th, 2020 approx. 04:30 AM|
|Location||15 miles NW of Carson Washington and 7 miles SE of Cougar Washington.|
|Incident Commander||Craig Pyeatt - IC Andrew Bissell- IC(t)|
|Coordinates||45.927 latitude, -121.98 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||40%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday October 20th, 2020 approx. 10:00 AM|
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Closed Timber Litter
Medium Logging Slash
Fire behavior moderated with rain that occurred. Some heavies continue to burn.
Type III Southern Grey Team was demobilized on 09/27/2020. Incident Command was passed back to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. A Type IV Team is now managing the incident. The team is currently monitoring and patrolling where feasible. Assigned resources will be ample to meet take back standards. New fire number is 360-335-7647 (09/28/2020) email: email@example.com
|Projected Incident Activity|
A warming trend is expected to continue, and the fire is not expected to exceed the current footprint. A Burn Area Emergency Response Team is currently working in the area and preparing an emergency rehabilitation and restoration plan.
40% of the fire is currently contained.
Rain showers has moderated fire behavior. Wet and muddy roads could create logistical and travel issues.