2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire Announcement

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2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire Announcement

Fire crews continue to take advantage of prescribed burn opportunities

Incident: 2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire Prescribed Fire
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 potential smoke impacts will be monitored closely throughout the week. Active project areas include, on the Prairie City Ranger District, Axe, Punch, and Lunch, and Cup (Galena area) on the Blue Mountain Ranger District. Both districts will continue monitoring units ignited over the past couple weeks.

On the southern portion of the Forest, Emigrant Creek Ranger District officials will work through prescribed burning of brush piles at campgrounds, and evaluate conditions for broadcast prescribed burning.

Unit Information

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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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