ODF/OSFM fire report for Oct. 6, 2021

October 6, 2021

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National:  Preparedness Level 3 (Geographic areas competing for wildland fire suppression resources. Majority of national resources committed. Three or more geographic areas with large, complex fires.)

Number of fires Acres burned
Total to date 46,582 6,407,091


Oregon:  Preparedness Level 2.

Only ODF-protected lands (16 million acres)
  Number of fires Acres burned
2021 year-to-date  1,108 227,168
10-year avg. year-to-date (2011 – 2020) 912 94,968


All lands in Oregon (Includes ODF-protected lands)
  Number of fires Acres burned
2021 year-to-date 1,891 816,880


Current large fires in Oregon: Includes all lands

Name Date Total Acres  ODF Acres  Containment Location Cause Notes
Cougar Peak Sept. 7, 2021 98,810 32,729 90% 15 miles NW of Lakeview Unknown Type 4 IMT
Fire information
Interior logs and stumps continue to smolder. Local crews are monitoring the burned area, and are conducting erosion control and hazard tree removal operations. There are no evacuation advisories in effect, but some roads within the fire area remain closed. The fire is located on the Fremont-Winema NF and private lands.
Devils Knob Complex Aug. 3, 2021 70,110 1,415 65% 30 miles SE of Roseburg Lightning Type 3 IMT
Fire information
Little fire activity remains within the lines of the Smith, Big Hamlin, Mule Creek and Wildcat fires. Operations are focused on road clearing and erosion control. Evacuation advisories removed. Road and area closures remain in effect. The complex is located on the Umpqua NF and private lands.
Rough Patch Complex July 29, 2021 50,409 516 72% 26 miles SE of Cottage Grove Unknown Rocky Mtn Blue IMT Fire information
Slash and hazard tree removal operations continue along 185 miles of forest roads. A BAER IMT is evaluating how severely the soils and vegetation were burned by the fires, and is prescribing restoration measures. No evacuations are in effect. Closures remain in effect for roads and trails. The complex is located on the Umpqua NF and private lands.
Jack July 5, 2021 24,165 81 83% 20 miles E of Glide Human Rocky Mtn Blue IMT Fire information
Fire activity is low in isolated areas within the fire line. Suppression repair and erosion control operations are being conducted. Road and area closures in effect. The Jack Fire is part of Rough Patch Complex on Umpqua NF. Private lands affected.
Middle Fork Complex July 29, 2021 30,928 0 55% 9 miles N of Oakridge Unknown Type 3 IMT
Fire information
Logs and slash are being removed from forest roads, and erosion control operations are ongoing. Fire activity is low. No evacuation advisories remain; some roads near the fire scars are closed to public access. The complex is located on the Willamette NF.
Bull Complex Aug. 3, 2021 24,894 0 20% 12 miles NE of Detroit Lightning Type 3 IMT
Fire information
Periodic rain showers have reduced fuel receptivity resulting in little fire activity. Operations underway include suppression repair, erosion control and equipment backhaul. No evacuation advisories are in effect but road and area closures remain in place. The fire is within the Bull of the Woods Wilderness on the Mt Hood NF and lands in the north end of the Willamette NF.


Oregon State Fire Marshal Current Mobilization Report
Conflagration Name Date Began Structures Threatened/Destroyed Status
No OSFM IMT mobilizations in effect
Active Incident Totals N/A 0/0 N/A


More information

  • Rain showers, light winds and cool temperatures are expected today across western Oregon. Somewhat stronger winds will take place in central and eastern Oregon. More rain with continued cool temperatures is expected this weekend. A stronger weather front is predicted to enter the region Sunday and Monday, bringing stronger winds, more rain and snow to higher elevations.