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Friday, October 30, 2020

Jordan Fire

 


News Release

DATE:  October 30th, 2020

CONTACT: Jared Jablonski, (208) 384-3378

 

JORDAN FIRE UPDATE

Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
(#BLMBODFire)

Start Date: 10/30/2020

Start Time: 2:30 pm

Location: 6 miles southeast of Jordan Valley, Oregon

Cause: Under Investigation

Fire Size: Estimated at 700 acres

Fire Behavior: Running

Structures Threatened:  None at this time

Fuels and Terrain:  Burning in grass and brush with steep topography.

Fire Crews/Resources: Four BLM engines, one BLM dozer, one type-2 hand crew, Owyhee RFPA resources, one air attack and two airtankers.

Evacuations:  None

Closures:  None

Summary:  Bureau of Land Management and Owyhee RFPA resources are fighting the Jordan Fire near Jordan Valley, Oregon. The fire is running in grass and brush in steep terrain. Ground and aviation resources are currently engaging in fire suppression efforts as they work toward establishing containment lines and stopping active fire spread.

Fire season is not over, so please do your part to prevent human caused wildfires when recreating on public lands.