Terrain
Satellite
OSM
S-503
FIRE
6,822.0
acres
52 mi
ESE of Gresham, OR
98%
contained
Fire Status:
UNKNOWN
Last Updated:
5 months ago
Incident #:
2021-ORWSA-000026
Fire Start:
Friday, June 18, 2021 6:00 PM PDT
Primary Fire Agency

Bureau of Indian Affairs — Warm Springs Agency

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 5 months ago

Incident Photo for the S-503 Fire

 The S-503 Fire is burning in timber and grasses on the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation and privately owned in-holdings protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry. This fire is being managed as a full suppression fire.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Friday, June 18, 2021 4:47 PM PDT
Location:
Warm Springs Reservation
Incident Commander:
Gary Sampson
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
45.087, -121.476

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
53
Size (Acres):
6,822
Containment:
98%
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday, July 2, 2021 12:00 AM PDT
Fuels Involved:
The southern half (roughly) consists of mature conifer with a mix of grass/brush understory and woody debris. Much is modeled as a fuel model 10. Areas that have had recent wildfires are composed primarily of a mixture of brush and grass as well as timber stringers. There are oak savannah fuels present to a lesser degree.
Significant Events:
Moderate, Isolated torching, Creeping, Short-Range Spotting

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Mop-up. Support initial attack.
Projected Incident Activity:
Deteriorating overnight humidity recovery will effectively extend burn period. Most of the potential problem areas are on relatively mild slopes, minimizing escape potential through this period.
Remarks:
Transition to a type 3 organization occurred 6/28 at 0600.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Clear skies Thursday. Temperatures 94 to 97 degrees with winds from the West 8 to 13 mph. Ridge top winds up to 13 mph. Low Relative humidity from 18 to 23%.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Info Center
Email: 2021.s-503@firenet.gov
Phone: 541-670-0812
Hours: Sun - Sat 0600 to 2100
Fire Unit Information
Warm Springs Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
1233 Veterans Street
Warm Springs, OR 97761