Resources on the fire are Union and La Grande Interagency Hotshot Crews, a Type 2 IA crew from the Nez Perce National Forest, five engines, two Type 2 helicopters, one Type 1 helicopter and one Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT). The fire is estimated to be 10% contained at this time. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
In addition, a lightning storm moved through the area Monday and ignited several small fires. The Wallowa-Whitman responded to a 1/4 acre fire near Whitney in Baker County and Oregon Department Forestry responded to two small spot fires near Unity. Those fires are all controlled and contained today.
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