Terrain Satellite
White River
FIRE
17,383
acres
11.7 mi
WNW of Pine Grove, OR
85%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
2 hours, 14 mins ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7013
Fire Start:
Monday, August 17, 2020 2:07 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the White River Fire

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

 

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:
56
Size (Acres):
17,383
Containment:
85%
Estimated Containment Date:
Monday September 28th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber(Grass Understory, Light logging slash, Short Grass (1 Foot)
Significant Events:
Minimal Creeping, Single tree torching, Smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue to secure and mop-up and continue suppression repair.
Projected Incident Activity:
Low due to mild fire weather conditions.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Mild smoky conditions predicted on the fire.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 541-467-2291
Fire Unit Information
Mt. Hood National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Oregon
Sandy, OR 97055