Current Fire Information

ALERT: The forest orders closing the Olallie Scenic Area including a section of the Pacific Coast Trail and a section of Forest Road 42, commonly known as Skyline Road are now lifted. Please visit the Orders page or our Fire Conditions page for more information.

 

Current Fire Restrictions

Mt. Hood National Forest Industrial Fire Precaution Units 1 and 4 will be an IFPL II starting Friday, July 11, 2014.  Additionally, Forest Order MH-2014-07 limiting off-road vehicle use, use of internal combustion engines not covered under IFPL, smoking, and campfires in the area north of Hwy 26 and east of Hwy 35 is now in effect.

Columbia Cascade Communication Center Information

For current fire incident information, IFPL and Fire Danger by zone, and more visit the Columbia Cascade Communication Center (WA-CCC) pages.

Columbia Cascade Communication Center (WA-CCC) provides dispatching and logistical support for emergency management on lands administered by the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Gifford Pinchot, and Mt. Hood National Forests

 Map showing fire regions

Industrial Fire Precaution Level

Public phone number for Current Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) Information: Mt. Hood NF: (503) 668 1650.

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Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL)/Fire Danger Ratings by Zone

Forest

 

Protection Unit

 

    (IFPL)      

What are IFPLS?

Fire Danger Rating

What are Fire Danger Ratings?

Mt. Hood

1

 Barlow Ranger District

and

 Hood River Ranger District-EAST of Highways 26 & 35

II

HIGH

Mt. Hood

2

Clackamas River and Zig Zig Ranger Districts

I

MODERATE

 

Mt. Hood

3

Bull Run Watershed

I

MODERATE

Mt. Hood

4

Hood River Ranger District-WEST of Highway 35

II

HIGH

Gifford Pinchot

659S

Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

I

MODERATE

Gifford Pinchot

660

St. Helen and Mt. Adams Ranger Districts

II

HIGH

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

N/A

HIGH