>Baker City Herald | Baker County Oregon's News Leader

Baker news NE Oregon Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Follow BakerCityHerald.com

Baker City Herald print edition

view all Baker City Herald print publications »

The Baker City Herald is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.

View Paper

If you are not a current subscriber, subscribe today for immediate access.


Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow News arrow Local News arrow Crews douse fire near Bourne


Crews douse fire near Bourne


A major firefighting effort that included three aircraft prevented a lightning-sparked fire from spreading into heavy fuels near Bourne on Thursday afternoon.

The two-acre Mine Shaft fire was reported by the lookout on Mount Ireland. The blaze was on private land near the abandoned Golconda Mine — hence the fire’s name.

Two single-engine air tankers from the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF), and one ODF helicopter worked on the blaze from above, and four engines and two crews worked on the ground, according to the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

Mop up continued today, including a 10-man crew from the Powder River Correctional Facility in Baker City.



blog comments powered by Disqus
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Submit News
Editorials / Letters / Columns / Submit a letter
Outdoors / Go Magazine / Milestones / Living Well
Baker Herald
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Privacy Policy / Commenting Policy / Site Map
Also Online
Photo Reprints / Videos / Local Business Links / Community Links / Weather and Road Cams / RSS Feed

Follow Baker City Herald headlines on Follow Baker City Herald headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2016 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use