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2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire

Unit Information

Malheur National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
P.O. Box 909
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 — 2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire

Fire crews continue to take advantage of prescribed burn opportunities Released: 10/30/2017
Officials on the northern portion of the Forest, Blue Mountain and Prairie City Ranger Districts, may continue with prescribed burning operations later this week. Conditions, such as weather and...
Crews working to wrap up before winter weather has settled in. Released: 10/23/2017
With the weather forecast this week it is unlikely that there will be new ignition of pile units on the northern half of the forest. Emigrant Creek Ranger District is going to attempt ignitions in...
Pile Burning Planned on the Malheur National Forest Released: 10/10/2017
Fire management officials on the Malheur National Forest will begin implementing fall pile burning as early as today, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 on the Blue Mountain Ranger District, and continue as...
UPDATE: Weather conditions favorable for additional fall prescribed fire Released: 10/6/2017
UPDATE - OCTOBER 6, 2017: Due to changing forecasts, Emigrant Creek Ranger District will not ignite as planned. Officials will reassess the beginning of next week for potential ignitions mid-week. ...
Thursday, Sept. 28 Prescribed Fire Update Released: 9/28/2017
Crews ignited prescribed burns in the 18 Road and Logan Valley units this morning around 11:00 a.m. Smoke with be highly visible in both areas. Following that, crews look to accomplish 400 acres...
Wednesday, Sept. 27 Prescribed Fire Update Released: 9/27/2017
Due to wet fuel conditions, prescribed burning planned for today was postponed for another day for continued drying to better meet forest fuels objectives. Crews will re-evaluate conditions Thursday....
Prescribed Fire Activity Interactive Map Released: 9/13/2017
NEW! Prescribed Fire Activity Interactive Map Link (This interactive map is best viewed using Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer 9 or higher). The data represents the recently completed,...
Crews finalizing spring prescribed burning Released: 5/31/2017
Blue Mountain Ranger District Fire Officials anticipate continuing with prescribed burning in the Crawford project area through the end of next week, weather and condition dependent, with goals of...
Conditions in line for continued prescribed burning Released: 5/23/2017
Prairie City Fire Officials have announced planned ignitions in the Knox project area for today, Tuesday, May 23 with goals of accomplishing 150 acres of prescribed burning. On the south end, the...
Districts wrapping up prescribed burns for the week Released: 5/10/2017
Blue Mountain Ranger District crews are wrapping up with approximately 300 acres of prescribed burning in the Damon project area today, Wednesday, May 10. Prairie City Ranger District completed...