Forest Fire Update for August 4th, 2013

Total Acres: 52,518 Total Personnel: 5,544 BIG WINDY COMPLEX Acres: 7,499 Size Change in 24 Hours (Acres): 1,348 Total Personnel: 1,074 Percent Contained: 0% Evacuations/Closures: Bear Camp and Burnt Ridge Roads are closed, as well as numerous trails. The BLM portion of the Wild Section of the Rogue River is closed from Grave Creek to … Continue reading »

Improved Visibility Helps Fire Fight

ILLINOIS VALLEY, Ore. — Getting resources on the forest fires have been difficult. Half a dozen helicopter have been ground for most of the week due to low visibility near the fires. As the Labrador Fire continued to burn, visibility improved, allowing pilots to get back into their helicopters and back to the fire fight. … Continue reading »

Friday Update on Wildfires

Labrador Fire The estimated size of the fire remains at 2,020 acres. There is no word on containment. Closures: Forest Roads 4103, 4105 and 4103152. The entire Illinois River Trail. The Labrador Fire is burning in an area south and west of the Illinois River in inaccessible country 30 miles southwest of Grants Pass, Oregon. … Continue reading »

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