ODF The Dalles Unit -- The Milepost 66 fire burning 2 miles east of Hood River reached full containment on Thursday afternoon. The 70-acre fire crosses several ownership types, and resources from ODF, the U.S. Forest Service, and multiple local fire districts are assigned to the fire.
ODF South Cascade District –
the Buck Mountain fire NE of Eugene was fully contained on Friday afternoon. Size of the fire was 18 acres, cause of the fire remains under investigation. No structures were threatened during the fire and no injuries were reported.FIRES ON OTHER LANDS
The Pole Creek Fire, burning six miles southwest of Sisters, is 26,285 acres and 85 percent contained. Full containment is expected by October 15. Management of the fire has been returned to local officials. All major highway routes remain open to Sisters and other central Oregon communities. More information on this fire is available on Inciweb at: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3244
The Bald Mountain Fire, which started on September 18 and is burning 12 miles southwest of Enterprise in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, has been mapped at 1,009 acres and is uncontained. Trail closures are in place and visitors are advised to contact the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, who is managing this fire, prior to entering the area.
The Rooper fire burning three miles north of Antelope on Prineville District BLM lands was reported Tuesday afternoon. The fire in grass and brush is 660 acres and 90 percent contained.
For information on wildfires in all jurisdictions within Oregon, go to the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center website, www.nwccweb.us - or to the national Incident Information System website, www.inciweb.org/state/38