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Green Ridge Fire

Unit Information

Umatilla National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
72510 Coyote Road
Pendleton, OR 97801

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Incident Contact

Fire Information
Email: 2021.greenridge@firenet.gov
Phone: 509-542-7964
Hours: 7:00 am-8:00 pm

Highlighted Activity

10/21/2021 Forest Service Road 4713 to reopen on the Pomeroy Ranger District
PENDLETON, Ore. (October 20, 2021) –  Based on assessments of road conditions and slope stability following recent rainfall, Umatilla National Forest officials will reopen Forest Service Road...
Closure - 10/21/2021
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The Turkey Tail and Green Ridge fires began from lightning strikes July 7. The fires are managed as one incident, called the Green Ridge Fire.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday July 07th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
LocationGreen Ridge area, 30 miles east of Walla Walla, WA.
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates46.135 latitude, -117.736 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel22
Size43,694 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained61%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday October 20th, 2021 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Heavy volumes of dead/down material from previous fires & insect infestations combined with steep slopes. Light grass is located on some of the ridges & south/west aspects. Heavy volumes of fuels in the unburned areas. Southern edge of fire is being monitored as creeps into wilderness and old burn scars, however mostly hung up on ridges, natural features and areas of discontinuous fuels where it has burned out. Pockets coming together in areas and some acreage growth on south side.

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity