Warm Springs Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
1233 Veterans Street
Warm Springs, OR 97761
The S-503 Fire is burning in timber and grasses on the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation and privately owned in-holdings protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry. This fire is being managed as a full suppression fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday June 18th, 2021 approx. 04:47 PM|
|Location||Warm Springs Reservation|
|Incident Commander||Gary Sampson|
|Coordinates||45.087 latitude, -121.476 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||98%|
The southern half (roughly) consists of mature conifer with a mix of grass/brush understory and woody debris. Much is modeled as a fuel model 10. Areas that have had recent wildfires are composed primarily of a mixture of brush and grass as well as timber stringers. There are oak savannah fuels present to a lesser degree.
Moderate, Isolated torching, Creeping, Short-Range Spotting
Mop-up. Support initial attack.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Deteriorating overnight humidity recovery will effectively extend burn period. Most of the potential problem areas are on relatively mild slopes, minimizing escape potential through this period.
Transition to a type 3 organization occurred 6/28 at 0600.
Clear skies Thursday. Temperatures 94 to 97 degrees with winds from the West 8 to 13 mph. Ridge top winds up to 13 mph. Low Relative humidity from 18 to 23%.