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Sweet Creek MP2 Fire

Unit Information

Western Lane District - Oregon Department of Forestry
87950 Territorial Highway
Veneta, OR 97487

News Releases — Sweet Creek MP2 Fire

Sweet Creek MP2 Daily Update 9/6/2020 Released: 9/6/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Management of the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire will transition tomorrow at 7 a.m. from Oregon Department of Forestry’s Incident Management Team 1 to a smaller type 4 organization....
Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire Daily Update 9/5/2020 Released: 9/5/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Continued cool, overcast weather across the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 fire has helped crews push containment to 63%.  Mop up operations have reached as much as 250 feet into the...
Sweet Creek MP2 Daily update 9/4/2020 Released: 9/4/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Low clouds hung over the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire this morning, signaling a weather change that will aid crews as they continue mopping up the fire. A more stable weather pattern...
Sweet Creek MP2 Fire Evening Update 9/3/2020 Released: 9/4/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Day crews on the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire pushed mop up 150 to 200 feet into thefire’s interior today. Aided by handheld infrared thermal imaging cameras, night crews plan to...
Sweet Creek MP2 Fire Am Update 9/3/2020 Released: 9/3/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Overnight, firefighters successfully completed a burnout operation in the northwest corner of the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire. The operation helped secure that corner of the fire by...
Sweet Creek MP2 Fire Evening Update 9/2/2020 Released: 9/2/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Firefighters continued mop up operations around the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire today, working as much as 75 to 100 feet into some portions of the fire. The fire was less active,...
Sweet Creek Milepost 2 AM Update 9/2/2020 Released: 9/2/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Firefighters had another successful night on the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire. Hand crews, engines, and water tenders continued to strengthen lines around the fire, which is now...
Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire Evening Update Released: 9/1/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Firefighters and air resources worked through the day to keep the Sweet Creek Milepost 2Fire within its current footprint. Fire activity picked up around noon, but was kept mostly in...
Sweet Creek MP2 Fire AM Update 91/1/2020 Released: 9/1/2020
MAPLETON, Ore.—Overnight, firefighters on the Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire completed hand line around the perimeter of all burned areas.  The fire is now fully lined.  They also continued putting...