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
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:
Monday September 28th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber(Grass Understory, Light logging slash, Short Grass (1 Foot)
Minimal Creeping, Single tree torching, Smoldering
Continue to secure and mop-up and continue suppression repair.
Projected Incident Activity:
Low due to mild fire weather conditions.
Mild smoky conditions predicted on the fire.
Fire Unit Information
Mt. Hood National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Sandy, OR 97055