The Elbow Creek Fire, located approximately 17 miles northwest of Wallowa, is burning on both sides of the Grande Ronde River and is on or threatening Umatilla National Forest lands, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest lands, Vale District Bureau of Land Management lands and Oregon Department of Forestry protected lands. The fire was reported on Thursday, July 15 and is burning in grass and timber.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday July 15th, 2021 approx. 02:45 PM|
|Location||Located in the Grande Ronde River drainage near Mud Springs, approximately 31 miles southeast of Walla Walla, Washington.|
|Incident Commander||ODF IMT 3, Link Smith IC|
|Incident Description||Active, Spotting, Torching|
|Coordinates||45.867 latitude, -117.619 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||95%|
|Projected Incident Activity|
Firefighter and public safety are the priority.
Mop up objectives are going according to plan on all divisions. Contingency group will continue to finish work along the 62 Road.
Partly cloudy with a high of 93 and a low of 64 degrees. Minimum relative humidity of 16% and westerly winds ranging between 5-9 mph.