Final Barry Point Fire Update 8-31-12
Friday, August 31, 2012 0900 · www.inciweb.org/incident/3105· www.facebook.com/scofmp· www.fs.usda.gov/fremont-winema Barry Point Fire Update - FINAL This will be the final... more
The Barry Point Fire is 100% contained at 93,071 acres. While the fire is holding within the fire lines, it will continue to flare up and smoke as it encounters unburned fuels within the perimeter. This will continue to happen until the snow flies. The fire is currently being managed by the Southern Central Oregon Fire Partnership Type III team, Leland Hunter Incident Commander, in conjunction with the National Incident Management Organization (NIMO), Steve Gage Incident Commander.
The fire is in the suppression repair and patrol stage. The Burned Area Emergency Response Team is analyzing the fire effects to determine what type of emergency treatments need to occur in response to the fire.
|Date of Origin||Monday August 06th, 2012 approx. 04:17 PM|
|Location||22 miles southwest of Lakeview, Ore.|
|Incident Commander||Steve Gage/leland Hunter|
2 Timber(grass and understory). Dominant fuel is a grass model-FM2 and fuel model GS2 are primary carrier fuel models; fuels are excessively dry and very prone to ignition.
Smoldering and creeping within unburned islands throughout the fire area.
Transfer of command to IMT3 (Hunter) planned for 2100 hours.
Continue to patrol, mop-up and repair fire suppression impacts. Continue demobilization of excess resources.
Ownership acres: Oregon - Federal=43,225; Private=11,452; California - Federal=16,524; Private=21,870 The injury in block 21 was a severly sprained andle sustained by a firefighter during suppression repair that occured late on 8/29.
|Wind Conditions||8 mph SW|