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2018 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire

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

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Announcements — 2018 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire

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....
May 14, 2018 Conditions in line for further prescribed fire ignitions Released: 5/14/2018
Malheur National Forest fire crews, plan to conduct additional prescribed fire operations, starting as early as today, Monday, May 14. Blue Mountain Ranger District crews will be working on...
May 11, 2018 Prescribed Fire Activity Update Released: 5/11/2018
On the northern half of the forest, fire officials are currently holding and monitoring prescribed ignitions from earlier this week. Crews will begin to prepare for the next window for ignitions. ...
May 10, 2018 Prescribed Fire Activity Update Released: 5/10/2018
The Malheur National Forest fire staff will evaluate conditions to initiate prescription fire operations in the Damon project area, located on the Blue Mountain Ranger District, as soon as today,...