Wildfire Safety Alert

Two fires broke out in the UEC territory on Tuesday, June 13.
  • Emergency personnel have been dispatched to a brush fire on Highway 730 near Highway 37. As of 7:00 p.m., UEC crews have patrolled the area affected by the wildfire and are working to re-energize our facilities. We appreciate the patience of our members as we coordinated efforts with other agencies for the safety of our first responders and our communities.
  • A second wildfire has started in Pendleton northeast of HWY 11, near Mt. Hebron area. As of 7:00 p.m., this fire is approximately 70% contained.
The Oregon State Fire Marshal is sending support from across the state to support both of these fires. We will update as we can on both of these events, as information becomes available. For information about protecting your home and property, please visit our wildfire safety page.
For traffic impacts and more safety information, please visit https://tripcheck.com/ and avoid the area, if possible. For any other concerns, please call us at (541) 567-6414.