Hug Point Fire Final Update – November 14, 2014

News Release from Oregon Department of Forestry was posted on FlashAlert: November 14th, 2014 11:41 AM
Oregon Dept. of Forestry – Astoria District
Neal Bond, incident commander

Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) will continue to visually inspect mop-up activities until all final suppression objectives are met and completed.

ODF extends its gratitude to the local fire departments for their assistance with fire suppression efforts and protecting the local neighborhoods.

Astoria District Forester Dan Goody appreciates the community’s patience as ODF works with forest landowners to improve procedures to prevent similar occurrences from happening in the future.

At this time no evacuations are in place.

There were no injuries incurred on this incident.


Size: 100 acres

Cause: under investigation

Location: Hug Point area, east of Highway 101 between mileposts 34-35.

Evacuations: NONE

Containment: 75%

Expected Containment: Unknown

Crews and Equipment:
Dozers/Excavators: 2 (on standby)
Crews: 3
Helicopters: 0
Engines: 3
Water tenders: 1

Total personnel: 33

Road closures: none

For additional information, please contact:
Ashley Lertora, 503-338-8442,