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Lewis Rock

Unit Information

Central Oregon District - Oregon Department of Forestry
3501 East Third Street
P.O. Box 670
Prineville, OR 97754

Incident Contact

Christie Shaw
Phone: 541-263-0661

Highlighted Activity

07/06/2021 7/6/21 Fire Update
Mitchell, OR– Oregon Department of Forestry’s Incident Management Team 3, led by Incident Commander Tyler McCarty, assumed command of the Lewis Rock Fire Monday evening. The arrival of the team...
News - 07/06/2021
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 Fire is burning on Oregon Department of Forestry protected lands 4.5 miles south of Mitchell, Oregon. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday June 30th, 2021 approx. 05:00 PM
Location4.4 Miles South of Mitchell
Incident CommanderLink Smith/Tyler McCarty (t) Oregon Department of Forestry
Coordinates44.506 latitude, -120.128 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel377
Size368 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSunday July 18th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Grass and Timber

Significant Events

Minimal smoldering.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Gridding and patrol of spot fires will continue to ensure all are located outside of lines. Continue with mop-up. Fire resources are prepared to react and respond to initial attack within the current TFR or as requested elsewhere.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Continued very dry with hot temperatures into the coming week. Slight cool off late in the coming week. Hot temperatures and single digit relative humidity will pose a fire activity threat. Relative humidity recovery at night of less than 30% is likely in the next several days.