Terrain Satellite
White River
FIRE
17,383
acres
11.7 mi
WNW of Pine Grove, OR
80%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
8 mins, 13 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-ORMHF-000681
Fire Start:
Monday, August 17, 2020 10:07 AM PDT
Fire Unit:
US Forest Service — Mt. Hood National Forest
Dispatch Notes:
4s r10e sec 32

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 16 hours, 5 mins ago

Incident Photo for the White River Fire

The White River Fire is located in Wasco County, Oregon and under management of the Mt. Hood National Forest.  Firefighters and air resources are actively engaged in the suppression of the fire.

 

Evacuations: Level 1 GET READY for Pine Grove from the area east from Bear Springs Ranger Station along Hwy 216 through Pine Grove to the intersection of Endersby Rd and 216, also included are all of Endersby Rd, Linns Mill Rd and Kelly Springs Rd- see Wasco County Sheriff's Office for details. 

Forest Closure: To ensure public and firefighter safety, areas of the Mt. Hood National Forest close to the fire are closed. Visit www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/mthood/alerts-notices for more information about the closure. 

For the current smoke outlook and air quality information, visit: https://fires.airfire.org/outlooks/columbia_river_gorge_or_wa

 

 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning/natural
Date of Origin:
Monday August 17th, 2020 approx. 09:07 AM
Location:
20 miles west of Wamic, OR
Incident Commander:
Jeremy Kroeker, Type 3 Incident Management Team
Coordinates:
45.181, -121.576

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
36
Size (Acres):
17,383
Containment:
80%
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday September 26th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber (grass and understory)
Closed timber litter
Medium logging slash
Significant Events:
Minimal Creeping, Single tree torching, Smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue to secure and mop-up.
Projected Incident Activity:
Low due to broken terrain and smoky conditions.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Mild smoky conditions predicted on the fire.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: 2020.whiteriver@firenet.gov
Phone: 541-604-8582
Hours: 7AM-8PM
Fire Unit Information
Mt. Hood National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Oregon
Sandy, OR 97055

Dispatch Contact

Columbia Cascade Communication Center | Vancouver, WA
Phone: 360-891-5140
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/nwcc/districts/CCCC/