Umatilla National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
72510 Coyote Road
Pendleton, OR 97801
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 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.
Command of fire has transitioned back to local units.
Fire is in patrol status and will continue to have hand crews and engines assigned to it.
High of 97 degrees with 5mph wind from the west. Minimum relative humidity remains in the teens.