12 Aug 2008, 9:55am
Oregon
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Eagle Creek Fire

Location: 6 miles SE of Athena, Umatilla Co., OR

Specific Location: Umatilla Indian Res, Lat/Lon not reported

Date of Origin: 08/07/2008
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 08/12/08 8:00 AM
Personnel: 146
Size: 370 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $115,000

Fire was contained yesterday - utilizing Golden Eagle Hot Shots for burning sped up the projected containment date. Today, mop up will continue in Division A and B (300-500 ft from fireline) and mop-up will begin on Division C.

[Note to Carl on the Gnarl Ridge Fire. See how to do it? No farting around, just line the fire right now. Weaver's Type 3 did it with half the personnel you have. If you can't do your job, we can replace you in a minute, Carl. - Ed]

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Situation as of 08/11/08 10:00 AM
Personnel: 127
Size: 370 acres
Percent Contained: 75%

Costs to Date: $110,000

Torching, backburning to road, short runs in draws with heavier fuel. Will be utilizing hot shot crew to clean up unburned fuel within interior.

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