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Granite Gulch Fire

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Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1550 Dewey Ave, Suite A
Baker City, OR 97814

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News Releases — Granite Gulch Fire

Rain, cold temps hold Granite Gulch Fire in place Released: 9/9/2019
More rain and temperatures in the 30s held the Granite Gulch Fire at a virtual standstill Sunday. A total of 0.19" of precipitation fell at Mule Creek Lookout over the past 24 hours....
Granite Gulch Fire should receive rainfall for several days Released: 9/8/2019
Fire activity was minimal Saturday on the Granite Gulch Fire, with no visible smoke outside the drainages of the Eagle Cap Wilderness. Although Saturday was sunny and warm, higher humidity...
Little rainfall recorded on Granite Gulch Fire Released: 9/7/2019
Storms over the Granite Gulch Fire area generated lightning, hail and rain for a short time Friday. Today's forecast is calling for mostly sunny conditions, although temperatures will be...
Granite Gulch Fire moves into Cheval Lake Released: 9/6/2019
Thursday, the Granite Gulch Fire spread into the Cheval Lake area as the northwest flank began moving more eastward. "The bulk of the smoke [Thursday] was from there," Incident Commander...
Granite Gulch firefighters pulled out before storms move in Released: 9/5/2019
Wednesday growth on the Granite Gulch Fire was limited to the Last Chance drainage, the southern perimeter and a spot fire near the Minam River. "The bottom is still slowly moving through the...
Incoming rains should slow the Granite Gulch Fire significantly Released: 9/4/2019
An incoming storm system followed by a wet weekend should significantly reduce burning on the Granite Gulch Fire. "The next few days will be telling as we keep a close eye on the fire south...
Granite Gulch Fire activity expected to pick up Released: 9/3/2019
Activity on the Granite Gulch Fire was minimal Monday, but is expected to pick up and spread to the east and west as has been the pattern lately. "The forecast is still calling for a warm,...
Primarily interior burning on Granite Gulch Fire Released: 9/2/2019
After several very quiet days, activity on the Granite Gulch Fire picked up Sunday, although the most active burning was in interior pockets that hadn't burned yet. Breezier conditions and...
Granite Gulch Fire likely to finish season quietly Released: 9/1/2019
JOSEPH, Ore. — September 1, 2019 — With the onset of September, the chances of the Granite Gulch Fire escaping confinement drop fast. "Conditions moderate pretty quickly through...
Activity remains minimal on Granite Gulch Fire Released: 8/31/2019
High clouds and humidity kept the Granite Gulch Fire from spreading much at all Friday, with the most active burning being on the west flank where the fire is backing down the slope into Last...