Two Teams Now Managing Taylor Creek and Klondike Fires

Two Teams Now Managing Taylor Creek and Klondike Fires

Posted: Sat Aug 18 18:05:46 PDT 2018
Updated: Sat Aug 18 18:05:47 PDT 2018

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fight wildfires. [a4]headlines-weather fires-sti andryanna says: "previously, the taylor creek and klondike fires have been managed by one team. but as of 6 this morning that's changed. there are now two teams working together to get these fires contained." the klondike and taylor creek fires are burning nearly 119 thousand acres combined in josephine county... now putting selma under a level 1 or be ready evacuation zone. peter says: "so in order to accomodate the work needed and the amount of supervision and logistics associated with an operation of that size the decision was made to bring in a second type 1 fire team." those two teams are the california interagency incident management team 4 and the alaska interagency type 1 incident management team. the team from california has now taken command of the west sides of both of the fires. peter says: "well it means that these lines that have been worked on by our firefighters, many of those firefighters are now under the supervision of the cal 4 team and they are working doing the same things that they were doing the day before. but they are also working on the strategies and tactics and the amount of resources being put into the plan are larger." the alaska team does expect the winds and critical fire weather to lighten up as the week continues. andryanna says: "although these two fires burn more than 110,000 acres combined, not one home or building has been burned and not one firefighter has been injured. in selma, andryanna sheppard, newswatch 12." [a9]winds and fires-wipe fs the teams will be holding a community meeting about the klondike fire. it will be held at six p-m on monday august 20-th at illinois valley high
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