|Current as of||8/15/2014 5:54:36 PM|
|Date of Origin||Thursday July 31st, 2014 approx. 07:00 PM|
|Location||20 miles southwest of John Day, Oregon|
|Incident Commander||Incident Commander, Ed Lewis, Pnw Team 3|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||60%|
Timber (grass and understory), some areas of grass and brush.
Crews continue to make good progress with securing the fire perimeter and fireline rehabilitation. Oregon Incident Management Team 2 arrived at the incident and shadowed PNW Team 3 today. Oregon Team 2 will assume command of the incident tomorrow, Saturday 8/16/14 at 6:00am. The area of level 1 evacuations was reduced. Creeping and smoldering fire behavior was observed.
Continue to hold and improve containment lines. Continued direct line construction. Emphasis will be to continue containment efforts on the northeast perimeter of the fire. Continue to mop-up on the southeastern and northwestern perimeter and fireline rehabilitation/patrol on the west side of the fire.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire growth is expected. Containment efforts will continue on areas in the north and northeast portions of the fire. Burnout operations will occur on the north and northeast portions of the fire. Fireline rehabilitation, holding containment lines and mop-up will continue.
Murderer's Creek and Deer Creek recreation facilities remain evacuated. Level 1 evacuation notices continue for residences in/near Dayville and the Highway 26 corridor.
A slight warming and drying trend is expected to continue over the next few days.