Parish Cabin Fire- August 29, AM Update
Incident: Parish Cabin Wildfire
JOHN DAY, OR-The Parish Cabin Fire estimated to be 4,000 acres is located 15 miles northeast of Seneca, OR, near Parish Cabin Campground. The fire displayed very active behavior throughout the afternoon and early evening Wednesday. Firefighters continued battling the blaze through the evening while providing protection for campers and hunters in the area.
For firefighter and public safety, roads in the area will be closed and inaccessible; the public is advised to stay out of the area due to extreme fire activity, including rapid and erratic growth potential.
Oregon Interagency Incident Management Team 4 (Oregon Team 4), Incident Commander Brian Watts, has been ordered and is scheduled to transition with the local Type 3 team at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Officials on Tuesday evacuated Lake Creek Youth Camp, Parish Cabin Campground, and surrounding dispersed campsites. Evacuations are being coordinated and carried out by the Grant County Sheriff department.
To report a wildfire, call 541-575-1321on the north end or 541-573-1000 on the south end of the Forest.