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Double Creek Fire

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Unit Information

1550 Dewey Ave, Suite A 
Baker City, 
1550 Dewey Ave, Suite A 
Baker City, 

Incident Contacts

Fire Information
Phone: 541-216-4579
Hours: Daily 8 am - 8 pm
Fire Information
Phone: 541-426-5546
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am to 5pm

Lightning storms came through the area on August 22 and 23. The Nebo Fire is located 21 Miles SE of Enterprise, OR. Near Mount Nebo. The fire is in the upper Lick Creek drainage and is burning in sub-alpine fir and grass. Pacific Northwest Team 2 took command of the fire on 09/03, and Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal joined in unified command on 09/04.

There are three lightning caused fires within the Eagle Cap Wilderness. The Nebo, Sturgill, and Goat Mountain 2 Fires are active and being managed to protect public and private infrastructure, while playing a natural role within designated Wilderness. In the Nebo fire, clean up from thinning and masticating will continue along Wallowa Mountain Loop Road (FSR 39).

The Wallowa County Sheriff's Office issued an updated evacuation notice for today (Tuesday, September 14, 2022) at 10:00 a.m.

All fire evacuations have been rescinded.

Wallowa Whitman National Forest Temporary Area Closures: The Wallowa Whitman National Forest issued Temporary Area Closures for the Double Creek FireNebo Fire, and Sturgill Fire (includes Goat Mountain 2 Fire) on Monday. Closure Orders and Maps are available on the Wallowa Whitman National Forest Fire Incident Updates page.

Basic Information
Current as of Wed, 10/26/2022 - 08:06
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Lightning, Natural
Date of Origin
Location 10 miles SE of Imnaha, Grizzly Ridge
Incident Commander Maxwell Nicholson (t),
Christopher Kramer
Coordinates 45° 25' 39'' Latitude
-116° 44'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Total Personnel: 3
Size 171,532 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 100%
Estimated Containment Date 2022-10-24 00:00:00
Significant Events

Rain and Snow has effected most of the fire foot print rapidly decreasing fire spread potential and threat of life, safety, property

Planned Actions

Monitor incoming weather and plan accordingly, possible back haul of equipment from reds horse ranch and minam lodge

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: None
24 hours: None
48 hours: None
72 hours: None
Anticipated None


This is the final 209 for Double Creek

Current Weather
Weather Concerns

With the rain and snow in the forecast it may prove a problem with ingress and egress to and from the fire