Speech to Text for East Side of Taylor Creek and Klondike Fire
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last shot for a beat working on. leah says: "this week marks two months of fighting both the taylor creek and klondike fire. today i'm in cave junction talking to crews fighting the fires on the east side." crews working this fire say they could be here a while derek davenport says "know real set standard for the length of a particular fire." the taylor creek and klondike fires started on july 15-th. fire crews are still working on this fire .... and there are still more than 1200 personnel on the job. derek davenport the incident area is safe once again for the public. derek davenport says "weakened trees the hazard trees that we have in there in the fire area. they have to be removed before we can allow the public to come back in. it's for their safety and also the safety of the firefighters." derek also tells me it's normal that a fire this size is still burning two months the fires out so it can be a long haul on any given summer." there are different factors that play into what keeps one fire burning longer than another. derek davenport says "they are all different it depends on the time of year. the fuels on the ground the typography. there's a lot of things that play into it.obviously weather is a big factor." until snow flies or rain falls crews on the east side of the fire will continue to mop up the fire so it is safe for people to reenter certain areas. in cave junction leah thompson newswatch 12. [a16]lth klondike fire