Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Eagle Complex Fire Update
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, 4:00 p.m.
Fire Information: (541) 523-1267

Type 3 Team Assumes Command

A type 3 interagency incident management team led by Incident Commander (IC) Ray Romano will take command at 0600 on August 13. The incident command post will be at the Lily White Guard Station.
Today’s Operations: The Eagle Complex is burning 10 miles east of Medical Springs, Oregon. The 3 fires are currently 120 acres (Eagle Fire), 40 acres (Tamarack Fire) and 10 acres (Fire 870) in sizes and are burning on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Resources on scene include 4 engines and two, 10 person hand crews as well as several aviation resources. Additional resources are on order.
A level 1 evacuation notice has been sent to residents along Forest Service Road 77 near Tamarack Camp Ground, Bennett Peak and Main Eagle areas associated with the Eagle Complex. A Level 2 evacuation notice means residents should be SET (Ready, Set, Go) to evacuate and continue to closely monitor local media and incident information. Questions regarding evacuation notices and the evacuation process can be direction to the Baker County Emergency Management at 541-523-8200.
An Area Closure has been implemented for firefighter and public safety: Please see map on reverse side of page
-7700 road from junction of 7700 and 6700 to junction of 7700 and 7730
-7015 road from junction of 7700 and 7015 to junction of 7015 and 7000
-7020 road from junction of 7020 and 7000 to junction 7020 and 7700
-7745 road from junction of 7700 and 7745 to end of 7745.
Legal Description
T. 6 S., R. 43 E., Sections- 10-12, 13-16, 20-24, 26-29, 32-36
T. 6 S., R. 44 E., Sections- 7-10, 15-18, 19-22, 27-30, 31-34
T. 7 S., R. 43 E., Section 1
T. 7 S., R. 44 E., Section 6
The fire danger rating has increased to EXTREME and Public Use Restrictions involving campfires and chainsaw use are in effect. For more information about the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest’s Public Use Restrictions, please contact any forest office, or visit our website at or on the Blue Mountain Fire Information BlogSpot at
Eagle Complex Fire information: can be found on Inciweb at:

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