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Elbow Creek

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Umatilla National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
72510 Coyote Road
Pendleton, OR 97801

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News Releases — Elbow Creek

Elbow Creek Fire Evening Update - August 2, 2021 Released: 8/2/2021
Wallowa, OR – Due to the reduced complexity of the Elbow Creek Fire, Oregon Department of Forestry’s Type 1 Incident Management Team 3 will hand the fire over to a smaller Type 3 organization...
Elbow Creek Fire Daily Update - August 2, 2021 Released: 8/2/2021
Wallowa, OR – Reports from the fireline informed that substantial showers occurred throughout the fire. Firefighters used this rainfall to their advantage, continuing mop-up operations and holding...
Elbow Creek Fire Daily Update - August 1, 2021 Released: 8/1/2021
Wallowa, OR – The weather system expected to cross over the Elbow Creek Fire did arrive last night, but the predicted precipitation amounts did not. The fire area received 1/10 of an inch that was...
Elbow Creek Fire Daily Update - July 31, 2021 Released: 7/31/2021
Wallowa, OR – The Elbow Creek Fire showed no growth over the last 24 hours and now stands at 22,960 acres. Containment has reached 64 percent.The fire did flare up within containment lines...
Elbow Creek Fire Daily Update - July 30, 2021 Released: 7/30/2021
Wallowa, OR – The water is flowing across all divisions of the Elbow Creek Fire 17 miles northwest of Wallowa. Fire crews have fully transitioned to mop-up and an increase in the number of water...
Elbow Creek Fire Daily Update - July 29, 2021 Released: 7/29/2021
Wallowa, OR – With fire activity diminishing and the focus moving to full mop-up operations, Oregon Department of Forestry’s Incident Management Team 3 is starting to “right-size” the...
Elbow Creek Fire Daily Update for July 28 Released: 7/28/2021
Wallowa, OR – The Elbow Creek Fire is approximately 22,901 acres and 43 percent contained. Firefighting personnel and equipment continue to arrive, filling most fire line resource needs.Crews...
Elbow Creek Fire Evening Update - July 27, 2021 Released: 7/27/2021
Note: The fire will be providing one daily update each morning moving forward. Wallowa, OR – The Elbow Creek Fire has burned 22,790 acres and is 38 percent contained. More water tenders are being...
Elbow Creek Fire Evening Update - July 26, 2021 Released: 7/26/2021
Wallowa, OR – The Elbow Creek Fire is approximately 22,790 acres and 32 percent contained. More firefighting personnel and equipment arrived today, filling all fire line resource needs.The Elbow...
Elbow Creek Fire Evening Update - July 25, 2021 Released: 7/25/2021
 Wallowa, OR – The Elbow Creek fire is reporting as 22,681 acres and 28 percent contained. More resources will continue to arrive through this evening and tomorrow morning.Another successful day...