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
Date of Origin:
Monday August 17th, 2020 approx. 09:07 AM
20 miles west of Wamic, OR
Jeremy Kroeker, Type 3 Incident Management Team
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday September 26th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber (grass and understory)
Closed timber litter
Medium logging slash
Minimal Creeping, Single tree torching, Smoldering
Continue to secure and mop-up.
Projected Incident Activity:
Low due to broken terrain and smoky conditions.
Mild smoky conditions predicted on the fire.
Fire Unit Information
Mt. Hood National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Sandy, OR 97055
Columbia Cascade Communication Center
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