9-8-20 GORGE forest closures - FOREST SERVICE
and state RESTRICTIONS due to fire SEASON:
odf INDUSTRIAL Restrictions on Private Lands
USFS TEMPORARILY CLOSES MT HOOD NATIONAL FORESt
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wasco county 8/12/20 - 8/24/20
MON. 8-24-20: MOSIER CREEK FIRE IS 100% CONTAINED.
MON. 8-17-20 mosier creek Fire 65% contained.
Expected containment: 8/31/20.
SEVERE WIND IN THE DALLES CAUSED POWER OUTAGES.
30% contained, 985 acres, 31 structures lost, including 11 homes, 658 still threatened. EVACUATION MAP HERE
in shelters: 39 people, 5 dogs, 1 bird.
get ready, gorge!
HOOD RIVER AND MOSIER POSSIBLE POWER OUTAGES 8/15 weekend DURING HIGH HEAT, poor air quality
8-15-20: Mosier creek fire is 971 acres,
10% containeD, 40 households in evacuation shelters,
561 structures threatened, 2 burned.
cause under investigation.
8-13-20: odf joined by oregon state fire marshall's team
top oregon fire FIGHTING priority AS
8-12-20: for mosier creek wildfire,
hood river county emergency management AND MANY
HOOD RIVER FIRE AGENCIES HELP wasco county IN INITIAL ATTACK
FIR MOUNTAIN FIRE IN HOOD RIVER AND MOSIER (wasco coUNTY) 8/1/20 - 8/12/20
8-12-20: The Fir Mountain Fire is 100% contained by ODF. Luckily they were still on scene in Mosier when the Mosier Creek Fire broke out; ODF, Mosier Fire Department and Mid Columbia Fire & Rescue Department reacted quickly and called out for Immediate Aid to help fight the fire.
8-11-20: The Fir Mountain Fire is 90% contained.
A Red Flag Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the fire and surrounding area for critical fire weather, breezy winds and low humidity.
The Fir Mountain Fire is 313 acres and was reported late on August 1, 2020.
Human caused fire is under investigation. Anyone with information, please call the Oregon State Police Tip Line, 1-800-452-7888.
8-1-20: Hood River County fire agencies respond late Saturday night to Fir Mountain Fire that broke out in south eastern Hood River between Pine Grove and Parkdale, east of Highway 35
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*know this: three levels of evacuation
READY= 1, SEt=2, Go= 3
Hood River Sheriff's Office issues evacuation orders.
If you feel threatened by wildfire, do not wait for an official evacuation order.