Wildfire Incident Report


Prepared: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:24:59 PM PDT

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
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Incident #:2020-ORFWF-000404 FWAC Incident ID:147544
Incident Name:Two Four Two Fire
Last Updated:Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:00 PM PDT
(24 mins, 57 secs ago)
Fire Reported:Monday, September 7, 2020 7:53 PM PDT
(1 month ago)
State:Oregon Incident Type:Wildfire
Location:4.1 miles NE of Klamath Agency, OR
Responsible Agency:US Forest Service Responsible Fire Unit:Fremont-Winema National Forest
Dispatch Notes:Fs-mazlast checked: 10/20/2020iqcs# 513723 | Contain: 10/10/20 1600

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

The Two Four Two Fire was discovered on the Chiloquin Ranger District of the Fremont-Winema National Forest the evening of September 7. 

The fire was wind-driven that quickly grew in size, moving south-southwest towards the Chiloquin area. 

Incident TypeWildfireCauseUnknown
Date of OriginMonday September 07th, 2020 approx. 06:58 PMLocationHwy 97 mp243 south to mp248, Hwy 422, Hwy 62 mp85-mp100, 1mi W/NW of Chiloquin
Incident CommanderBill Hunt ODF Type 1 IMT Team 2Coordinates42.653, -121.869
Total Personnel380Size (Acres)14,473
Containment89%Estimated Containment DateWednesday September 30th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels InvolvedTimber (Grass and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)

Narrative:
Structures, propane tanks, fuel tanks, powerlines,
Significant EventsExtreme
Long-range Spotting
Group Torching
Crowning

Narrative:
Backing and Flanking
Planned ActionsTo hold East of Modoc Point Rd, North of South Chiloquin Road, South of Spring Creek Hill (North line area still needs to be re-assessed,) West of Larkin CreekProjected Incident ActivityIn the next 12 hours the potential is extremely high for spread, continued evacuations and loss of structures, expect fire to continue to grow to the NW and SW
In the next 24 hours the potential is extremely high for spread, continued evacuations and loss of structures, expect fire to continue to grow to the NW and SW. Type 2 Team will be in place, actively fighting fire should have a good footprint
In the next 48 hours the potential is extremely high for spread, continued evacuations and loss of structures, expect fire to continue to grow to the NW and SW. Shift in weather pattern expected should help with slowing the rate of spread.
In the next 72 hours the potential should be mod-high for spread, continued evacuations and loss of structures, expect fire to continue to grow to the NW and SW.
Anticipated after 72 hours: Actively engaged decreasing fire behavior predicted
Weather ConcernsPredicted wind events for the next 48 hours high temps, low RH. red flag warnings, drought conditions are a high concern
Incident ContactFremont-Winema Fire Information Center
Email: twofourtwofire.information@gmail.com
Phone: 541-846-8174
Fire Unit InformationFremont-Winema National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1301 S. G St.
Lakeview, OR 97630
Dispatch Contact Lakeview Interagency Dispatch Center | Lakeview, OR
Website: http://www.scofmp.org


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