2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire Announcement

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2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire Announcement

Pile Burning Planned on the Malheur National Forest

Incident: 2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire Prescribed Fire
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 long as weather conditions permit. Emigrant Creek and Prairie City Ranger Districts are looking at starting operations later this week.

Active pile burning will take place at different times across the three districts. Piles to be burned are the result of recent logging and restoration activity.

For more information, please call 541-575-3000 for updated prescribed fire and pile burning activity.

Be sure to visit the Forest online at


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Malheur National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
P.O. Box 909
John Day, OR 97845

Incident Contacts

Malheur National Forest
Email: malheur_public_information@fs.fed.us
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
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