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Goat Mountain 2 Fire

Unit Information

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1550 Dewey Ave, Suite A
Baker City, OR 97814

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Incident Contact

Fire Information
Email: 2022.doublecreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 541-216-4579
Hours: Daily 8 am - 8 pm

Highlighted Activity

10/01/2022 Goat Mountain 2 Fire Update - 09/30/2022
Double Creek, Sturgill, Nebo, Goat Mountain Two Fires September 30, 2022 Update – 8:00 AM                  Northeast Oregon Type 3 Team  NOTICE:  This update will be provided...
News - 10/01/2022
Goat Mountain 2 FIre Map - 10/01/2022Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Goat Mountain 2 Fire is located southeast of Goat Mountain in the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area. Firefighters will monitor the Goat Mountain 2 Fire from lookouts and aircraft. If needed, they will take action to suppress the fire in Lostline Canyon. The fire is surrounded by rocky terrain on three sides. There are currently trail and road closures in effect for the fire within the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area. Closure Orders and Maps are available on the Wallowa Whitman National Forest Fire Incident Updates page. 

Fire Evacuation - Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 10:00 AM

All fire evacuation levels have been rescinded

Road Closures remain in effect (open to residents only)
 

Current Road Closures: 
o Lower Imnaha Rd & Dug Bar Rd Closed
o Upper Imnaha Rd closed
o Hat Point Rd closed
o Forest Service road and area closures remain in effect.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning, Natural
Date of OriginTuesday August 23rd, 2022 approx. 12:56 PM
Location9 Miles South of Lostine, OR.
Incident CommanderJason Lyman - Northeast Oregon Type 3 Team
Incident DescriptionManaged Wilderness Fire
Coordinates45.359 latitude, -117.479 longitude

Current Situation

Size584 Acres
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory)

Subalpine Fir

Significant Events

Minimal

Smoldering

Fire is burning in a small pocket of unburned fuel and best described as backing and flanking. Excellent humidity recover and precipitation in the fire area limited fire behavior and spread today.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue to monitor.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: Cooler temperatures and excellent nighttime humidity recoveries will limit fire behavior and spread.

24 hours: Cooler temperatures, medium-high humidity. Anticipate minimal to no fire spread and behavior. Large diameter fuels will continue to smoke until significant precipitation is received.

48 hours: Cool temperatures and high humidity. Anticipate minimal to no fire spread and behavior. Large diameter fuels will continue to smoke until significant precipitation is received.

72 hours: Temperatures warming slightly with moderate relative humidity. Smokes may become visible, however, minimal to no fire spread and behavior is anticipated.

Anticipated after 72 hours: Moderate temperatures with moderate relative humidity. Smokes may become visible, however, minimal to no fire spread and behavior is anticipated.

Remarks

Resources are being tracked on the Double Creek Fire 209. This 209 will cover updates for Goat Mountain One Fire unless significant activity occurs.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Low pressure moving over northeast Oregon brought in clouds and rains. All rain gauges in the vicinity of the wildfires received 0.14 to 0.30 inches of precipitation. Temperatures rose into the 50s and 60s in the afternoon. Humidity stayed above 56 percent.