The GC Complex is comprised of the Grouse Mountain and Starvation fires. Both fires are in mop-up, suppression rehabilitation and patrol status and the fire perimeter has been stable.
GC Complex - Crews on Starvation are in the last stages of mop up and rehabilitation. Firefighters made progress toward the mop-up standards on Grouse Mountain and began rehabilitation.
Eddington Gulch - This new fire started as a result of the recent lightning storm and is located approximately 2 miles north of Highway 26 and 12 miles west of Mt. Vernon. Fire retardant encircled the fire by the end of the day on Tuesday with an esimated size of 25 acres. Eddington Gulch fire is under the command of Type 3 Incident Commander Jeff Muenster, working with firefighters reassigned from the GC Complex.
Plans for TodayMop up, suppression rehabilitation and patrol.
Fire WeatherThe weather will continued to be warm and dry, with temperatures near 95 degrees and humidity 12-20%. Mostly sunny with the potential for thunderstorms, especially on Friday. Light northwest winds.
Other informationAll closures have been lifted. Most resources that are being demobilized are being reassigned to other incidents. The GC Complex will transition to local ODF and USFS management at 8 p.m. today. This is the last regular update for the GC Complex.
|Date of Origin||Wednesday August 07th, 2013 approx. 04:15 PM|
|Location||1 mile north of John Day, OR|
|Incident Commander||Brian J. Watts|
Short grass, brush, juniper and pine
Creeping and smoldering.
Support local units with IA resources for new starts.
Mop-up, suppression rehabilitation and patrol.
|Wind Conditions||5 mph W|