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Bear Butte Fire

Unit Information

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Baker City, OR 97814

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Incident Contact

Public Information Officer
Phone: 541-523-1208

Announcements — Bear Butte Fire

Bear Butte Fire Update, Aug. 18 - Highway 73 now open to the public Released: 8/18/2017
Highway 73 - Anthony Lakes now open to the publicRecreationists can travel from the east or west into the Elkhorn Scenic Byway; previous road closures are now rescinded Officials from the...
Bear Butte Fire Announcement: Evacuations Lifted Released: 8/13/2017
Bear Butte Fire Announcement August 12, 2017, 10 pm Evacuations lifted The Baker County Sheriff’s Office has lifted Evacuation Levels for the Bear Butte Fire. The Wallowa-Whitman National...
Baker County Sheriff's Office Evacuation Information Released: 8/6/2017
On Friday, August 4th, the Baker County Sheriff’s Office initiated evacuations of select areas close to the Bear Butte Fire. On August 5th, Baker County issued a map of evacuation preparedness...