4 Aug 2009, 9:50pm
Oregon
by admin

North Fork Complex Fires

Location: 15 miles SE of Ukiah, OR
Specific Location: Kelsay Butte, N. Fork John Day River, North Fork John Day Wilderness, Umatilla NF, Lat 44° 55′ 28″ Longitude 118° 39′ 5″

Date of Origin: 08/01/2009
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 10/01/2009 5:15 pm
Personnel: 7
Size: 12,407 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: Not reported

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Situation as of 09/14/2009 4:20 pm
Personnel: 107
Size: 8,410 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: Not reported

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Situation as of 08/23/2009 6:20 pm
Personnel: 70
Size: 1,731 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $3,400,000

Transition to IC4 James. Transition of Forest T2IA crew personnel.

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Situation as of 08/21/2009 6:30 pm
Personnel: 50
Size: 1,460 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $3,290,000

Smoldering, creeping. Planned Actions: Keep active fires south of the North Fork John Day River.

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Situation as of 08/11/2009 7:30 pm
Personnel: 219
Size: 1,360 acres
Percent contained: 5%

The North Fork Complex fires will be transitioned to a Type 4 (Johnson) team at 0600 on Wednesday, August 12, 2009.

The complex is comprised of the following: Fire #122, 5 acres, 0% contained; Fire #129, 355 acres, 0% contained; Fire #136, 965 acres, 0% contained; Fire #137, 5 acres, 100% contained; Fire #138, 30 acres, 90% contained; Fire #142, 25 square feet, 100% contained.

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Situation as of 08/08/2009 4:00 pm
Personnel: 378
Size: 1,360 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $1,938,494

Significant precipitation, 1.7 inches was received on the complex over the last 36 hours. Lack of IR last night due to weather conditions, as well as continued precipitation resulted in no change to the reported acres or percent containment.

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Situation as of 08/07/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 462
Size: 1,360 acres
Percent contained: 5%

The complex is comprised of the following: Fire 122: 5 acres, 0% contained; Fire 129: 355 acres, 0% contained; Fire 136: 965 acres, 0% contained; Fire 137: 5 acres, 100% contained; Fire 138: 30 acres, 80% contained; Fire 142: 25 sq ft, 100% contained. Reduction in total acres due to improved mapping.

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Situation as of 08/06/2009 7:20 pm
Personnel: 426
Size: 1,436 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $890,500

Reduction in acres resulting from improved mapping. Today, resulting from coordinated
discussions between the Forest, the Long Term Analysis Team and the Blue Mtn. IMT, a new
indirect strategy was adopted that encompasses Fire 122, 129 and 136. Total size of the
projection area is 13,200.

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Situation as of 08/05/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 381
Size: 1,407 acres
Percent contained: 5%

The individual breakdown is: Fire 122 - 2 acres; Fire 129 - 550 acres; Fire 136 - 800 acres; Fire 137 - 5 acres; Fire 138 - 50 acres; Fire 142 - 25 sq. ft.

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Situation as of 08/05/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 355
Size: 957 acres
Percent contained: 5%

10 threatened structures are a group of buildings within a Forest Service Guard Station facility.

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Situation as of 08/04/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 50
Size: 850 acres
Percent contained: 5%

This fire complex includes 6 fires. A Type Two Incident Management Team will take over today.

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