Terrain Satellite
Sweet Creek MP2
FIRE
307
acres
1.1 mi
SSE of Mapleton, OR
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
4 days ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7118
Fire Start:
Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:00 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Sweet Creek MP2 Fire

The Sweet Creek Milepost 2 Fire is burning near the town of Mapleton, Oregon. The fire has burned approximately 307 acres.  Steep terrain and limited access have been difficult for firefighters.  Burning in heavy timber, brush and areas of light logging slash, aircraft and crews have been necessary in the containment effort.  The fire has burned on areas of private lands, as well as a small portion of BLM lands.  

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Human
Date of Origin:
Sunday August 30th, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM
Location:
1 mile south of Mapleton
Incident Commander:
Hessel Oregon Department of Forestry
Coordinates:
44.02, -123.853

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
232
Size (Acres):
307
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Monday September 07th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber, brush, light logging slash
Significant Events:
Minimal, smoldering, creeping

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Conduct suppression repair. Conduct mop up operations consistent with the agency provided standards. Pull hose and equipment as directed.
Projected Incident Activity:
Minimal activity expected within the fire perimeter.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Strong dry offshore flow, combined with existing dry fuels will result in high fire danger for which a Red Flag Warning has been issued that covers all of the CWA. While it will be at least breezy across the CWA particular locations will see high winds. Generally from the north Cascade zones across to the coast range will see strong damaging east winds.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
ODF IMT 1
Email: sweetcreekmp2.information@gmail.com
Phone: 541-249-5403
Fire Unit Information
Western Lane District - Oregon Department of Forestry
87950 Territorial Highway
Veneta, OR 97487