FIRE RESTRICTIONS: - Fire Season in effect as of June 1, 2018
FIRE RESTRICTIONS: - Regulated Closure in effect as of June 29, 2018 - Modified July 20, 2018
MH1 and MH4 IFPL: - IFPL 3 as of July 16, 2018

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Akawana Fire Quick Facts--June 12th, 2016 9 pm

Oregon Department of Forestry
Incident Management Team 3
Link Smith, Incident Commander


Type of Incident:                     Wildfire
Cause:                                      Lightning
Date of Origin:                        June 7th, 2016
Location:                                 Akawana Butte, 13 miles North of Sisters
Types of Fuel:                         Grass, Brush and Timber
Structures Threatened:            0
Structures Damaged:               0
Residences Destroyed:            0
Current Size:                           2094 acres
Percent Containment:              80%
Number of Personnel:             537               
Hand Crews:                            21
Engines                                   16
Dozers                                     5
Water Tenders                         11
Skidgines                                  5 (track equipment with a water tank and pump)
Helicopters                              6

Note: It was another great day on the fireline. Firefighters continued aggressive mop up making sure that this fire will not reignite and flare up later this summer. No additional growth has occurred in the last operational period. The size remains 2,094 acres and is now 80 percent contained. A warming trend and stronger winds are expected tomorrow that will pose a mild test to containment lines.

Cooperators: Oregon Department of Forestry, Oregon State Fire Marshal, US Forest Service, Lake Chinook Fire District, Crooked River National Grasslands, Central Oregon Fire Management Services, Deschutes and Jefferson counties, PGE/Warm Springs Tribes Land Ownership

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