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2018 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire

Unit Information

Malheur National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
John Day, OR 97845

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Incident Contacts

Malheur National Forest
Phone: 541-575-3000
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

John Day Interagency Dispatch Center
Phone: 541-575-1321

Burns Interagency Communication Center
Phone: 541-573-1000

Announcements — 2018 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire

Planned Prescribed Fire Activity starting September 26, 2018 Released: 9/26/2018
Blue Mountain Ranger District Damon South RX - SW of Seneca (T17S R31E S21) Starr Rx Unit 27 - Located along Forest Service Road 24, West side of Bear Valley, (T16S R30E S29) Murderers Creek, in...
Prescribed fire operations Released: 9/21/2018
Malheur National Forest prescribed fire operations for today include: Blue Mountain Ranger District - The Damon South unit, located southwest of Seneca and the Starr Unit along Forest Road 24, on...
Todays Prescribed Fire Planned Activity Released: 9/20/2018
Blue Mountain Ranger District plans operations in the Damon South Unit, located southwest of Seneca. Prairie City Ranger District is scheduled to conduct operations in the 16 Road Unit, located...
June 7, 2018 Update Released: 6/7/2018
Crews from the Emigrant Creek Ranger District, Malheur National Forest, will conduct approximately 100 acres of prescribed fire operations on the Marshall Devine unit today. Crews will be applying...
June 4, 2018 Update Released: 6/4/2018
Crews from the Blue Mountain Ranger District on the northern half of the Malheur National Forest will begin approximately 100 acres of black-lining in the Galena project area, units 10 and 20, today...
May 30, 2018 Update Released: 5/30/2018
Blue Mountain Ranger District Fire Crews begun black-lining in the Galena Project Area in efforts to reduce fuels on the edges of the units. This supports secure conditions for prescribed aviation...
May 22 - Crews continue with prescribed ignitions in the Starr Project Area Released: 5/22/2018
Fire crews will move forward with prescribed burning in Blue Mountain Ranger District's Starr Project Area today with goals of approximately 127 acres in Unit 30, off of Forest Road 24. Today's...
May 21, 2018 Prescribed Fire Activity Update Released: 5/21/2018
With widespread rain received over the weekend, Prairie City and Emigrant Creek Ranger Districts will be evaluating conditions to determine the next possible prescribed burn window. Blue Mountain...
Prescribed fire ignitions complete for this week Released: 5/16/2018
All districts are on hold with prescribed ignitions for the remainder of this week due to weather and local area considerations (Oyster Feed in Seneca, Ore. this weekend) until early to mid-next...
May 15, 2018 Prescribed Fire Activity Update Released: 5/15/2018
Blue Mountain Ranger District crews will continue with Damon south prescribed ignitions again today. They may also be conduction some black line in Galena project area should conditions line up....