Terrain Satellite
Two Four Two
FIRE
14,473
acres
4.1 mi
NE of Klamath Agency, OR
89%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
49 mins, 49 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-ORFWF-000404
Fire Start:
Monday, September 7, 2020 7:53 PM PDT
Fire Unit:
US Forest Service — Fremont-Winema National Forest
Dispatch Notes:
Fs-mazlast checked: 09/29/2020

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Two Four Two Fire

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. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Monday September 07th, 2020 approx. 06:58 PM
Location:
Hwy 97 mp243 south to mp248, Hwy 422, Hwy 62 mp85-mp100, 1mi W/NW of Chiloquin
Incident Commander:
Bill Hunt ODF Type 1 IMT Team 2
Coordinates:
42.653, -121.869

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
380
Size (Acres):
14,473
Containment:
89%
Estimated Containment Date:
Wednesday September 30th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)

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

Narrative:
Backing and Flanking

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
To 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 Creek
Projected Incident Activity:
In 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 Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Predicted wind events for the next 48 hours high temps, low RH. red flag warnings, drought conditions are a high concern

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fremont-Winema Fire Information Center
Email: twofourtwofire.information@gmail.com
Phone: 541-846-8174
Fire Unit Information
Fremont-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