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Echo Mountain Complex Fire

Unit Information

West Oregon District - Oregon Department of Forestry
24533 Alsea Highway
Philomath, OR 97370

Incident Contact

Echo Mountain Complex Information
Phone: 503-583-4720
Hours: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

Highlighted Activity

09/18/2020 Echo Mountain Daily Update 9/18/2020
Lincoln City, OR. – Officials with the Echo Mountain Complex have completed preliminary structural damage assessments in the fire area. 293 residential structures have been determined to be a total.
News - 09/18/2020
Echo Complex Mountain Evacuation Map 9/18/20Image options: [ Full Size ]

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday September 07th, 2020 approx. 11:45 PM
Location4 miles east of Lincoln City, Oregon
Incident CommanderOregon Department of Forestry-IMT1 (Dolan)
Coordinates45.015 latitude, -123.903 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel285
Size2,552 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained75%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday September 30th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Fire is burning in coast range conifer forests. Mixed with dense understory. Wildland Urban Interface is intermixed within the fire area.

Significant Events

Minimal fire behavior within the fire perimeter. Remaining heat is located deep within the fire perimeter.


Planned Actions

Divisions A, F, H, J=

*Locate, identify, and mitigate hazard trees.

*Fall hazard trees that pose a threat to public roads.

*Mop-up 150 feet from perimeter.

*Conduct suppression repairs.

*Back haul any garbage and excess equipment.

Division K=

*Conduct mop-up operations.

*Conduct suppression repairs.

Projected Incident Activity

No likely significant spread or potential expected.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A deep low pressure area slowly moved toward the fire from last evening and into the late afternoon hours. Widespread rain was reported across the fire with rainfall amounts generally ranging from 0.10-0.20 inches. Meanwhile a mere 10 miles northeast of the fire, at the ICP at the Grand Ronde Community, nearly an inch of rain fell during the same period. There were also some thunderstorms near and east of the ICP.

The low pressure area will drive well east of the fire on Saturday with residual light showers possible, mainly during the morning. wetting rains are not expected. Meanwhile temperatures will warm into the mid to upper 60s with weak onshore flow and relative humidity levels remaining at or above 80 percent.