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OSFM Incident Report Egley Complex Conflagration
OREGON STATEFIRE MARSHAL (OSFM) INCIDENT SITUATION REPORT
1100 hours 10July2007
Prepared by Richard Hoover
 
OSFM REPORT
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Conflagration
 
INCIDENT NAME: Egley Complex
 
DATE AND TIME FIRE STARTED: 0000 hours dd/Month/yy (ie. 07Jul06)
 
For Conflagration: DATE AND TIME CONFLAGRATION DECLARED: 2312 hours 09July07 requested by Harney County Fire Defense Board Chief Chris Briels.
 
LOCATION: Near Hines, Oregon
 
SIZE: On 10 July07 the size of fire threatening Hines was estimated at 18,000 acres. Entire Egley Complex is estimated at 100,000 and involves 18 -20 fires.
 
CAUSE: Lightening
 
STATUS: Extremely dry conditions and wind. Fires are located in the old Pine Springs Basin Burn, continuing to burn south towards Hines, heavy ground fuels, continuous grass and brush vegetation, Grazing allotments, high recreation, and private lands. Several of the fires within the complex grew together and spread rapidly with late afternoon and evening winds.
 
RESIDENCES THREATENED: 30
 
STRUCTURES THREATENED: 147
 
RESIDENCES EVACUATED: 0
 
RESIDENCES LOST:  0
 
OTHER STRUCTURES LOST: 0
 
INJURIES/FATALITIES: 0
 
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: A large portion of Malheur National Forest has been closed to the public. Call for detailed information 541-573-4519.
 
INCIDENT MANAGEMENT AGENCY (S):
 
STRUCTURAL INCIDENT COMMANDER: Scott Magers (Blue IMT Team)
 
INCIDENT COMMANDER:--WILDLAND : Ken Paul, Type 2 Team
 
AGENCIES INVOLVED IN SUPPRESSION:
 
Federal Agencies – USFS, BLM
 
Other state
 
Other –
                                                                                                     
OSFM Resources –  

Task Force/Strike Team
#of Personnel
# of Equipment
Fire Departments
Deschutes County Task Force
Unreported
Command Veh
Unreported
 
 
Type II –Water Tender
Unreported
 
 
 
 
Linn County Task Force
2
Command Veh
Sweet Home
 
8
Type III Engine
Sweet Home
 
4
Type I Engine
Albany
 
4
Type I Engine
Lebannon
 
4
Type I Engine
Harrisburg
 
2
Type II Tender
Brownsville
 
 
 
 
Marion County Task Force
Unreported
Command Veh
Unreported
 
Unreported
Type V
Unreported
 
Unreported
Type V
Unreported
 
Unreported
Type I
Unreported
 
Unreported
Type I
Unreported
 
Unreported
Water Tender
Unreported
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total task force participants for Egley Complex Conflagration
24
 
 
Task force: one task force leader with command vehicle, capability to refill own water tanks, three type I or II engines with off-pavement capability, one type III engine and one tender.
 
OSFM INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM: Blue Team

Position
Name
Fire Service
Administrator
State Fire Marshal Nancy Orr
OSFM
Agency Representative
Chief Deputy Randy Simpson
OSFM
IC
Scott Magers
McMinnville FD
Deputy IC
Mike Burnett
Hillsboro FD
IIO
Lou Gugliotta
Jackson County FD #3
Safety Officer
Ron Youngberg
Columbia River F & R
Planning
John Fowler
Pendleton Fire and Amb
Deputy Planning
Eric Schult
TVF&R
Resource Unit Leader
Sarah Colvin
OSFM
Logistics
Kristina Deschaine
OSFM
Finance
Dave Jones
OSFM
Ops Chief
Andy Louden
Corvallis FD
Deputy Ops
Bob Madden
Bend F & R
Div/Grp Supervisors
Doug Cox, Richard LaBelle
Springfiled FD, Albany FD
Communications Unit
David Neys
Sisters-Camp Sherman
** Communications Unit members are not OSFM employees.  They are representatives from Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) Mutual Assistance Teams (MAT): ARESMAT:
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 
PRESS RELEASES:
10 July 2007: Governor Kulongoski Invoked Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to Egley Complex Fire
 
10 July 2007: Egley Complex fire in eastern Oregon declared a Conflagration 
 
OTHER RESOURCES:
 
Oregon Department of Forestry
 http://egov.oregon.gov/ODF/FIRE/OPS/daily.shtml

Pacific Northwest Fire Situation Report (NW Interagency Coordination Center):
http://www.nwccweb.us/information/fire_info.asp