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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

News Releases — 2017 Malheur NF Prescribed Fire

Fall conditions favorable for prescribed burning Released: 9/26/2017
Fire Officials are reporting favorable conditions for prescribed burning in various units on the forest through this week. As early as Wednesday, September 27, crews will begin ignitions of 270...
Forest prepares to implement fall burning Released: 9/13/2017
Fire management officials on the Malheur National Forest are evaluating conditions and prepping to apply prescribed fire this fall in various areas of the three districts on the Forest. These...
Crawford Unit Planned Prescribed Fire Operations Released: 6/21/2017
The Blue Mountain Ranger District of the Malheur National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the Crawford Unit starting as early as Thursday, June 22. The site of this 1,900 acre...
Murderers Creek Unit Precribed Fire Released: 6/20/2017
Blue Mountain Ranger District fire managers are planning to conduct a prescribed burn of approximately 1,000 acres on the Murderer’ Creek Unit, operations are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June...
Spring Prescribed Burning Implementation Continues on the Malheur Released: 5/8/2017
Malheur National Forest fire managers continue to evaluate conditions for opportunities to conduct spring prescribed burning across the forest. As part of the Forest’s hazardous fuels reduction...
Emigrant Creek Ranger District implements spring prescribed burns Released: 5/1/2017
Fire management officials on the Emigrant Creek Ranger District of the Malheur National Forest have evaluated conditions and plan to begin ignition on 2,000 acres in the Dairy project area, (Nicoll...