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Firefighting Costs Exceed $116 Million for Southern Oregon

We're breaking down how much money has been spent per fire, and what it has been spent on.

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 2:06 PM
Updated: Aug 15, 2018 2:17 PM

MEDFORD, Ore. — Here is a breakdown of how much each of the fires has cost, and what the money has been spent on.

This information is accurate as of August 12, 2018 when the data was collected. 

MILES FIRE (includes Snowshoe Fire)

Grand Total: $62,460,544

Aircraft: $4,631,849

Crews: $19,912,921

Equipment: $10,551,280

Direct Personnel: $5,499,828

Indirect Personnel: $6,121,703

Camp Support: $15,742,963 total, $3,706,472 spent on Catering.

TAYLOR CREEK FIRE

Grand Total: $22,779,976

Aircraft: $3,627,936

Crews: $6,724,288

Equipment: $5,433,550

Direct Personnel: $1,258,164

Indirect Personnel: $1,536,752

Camp Support: $4,199,286 total, $965,474 spent on Catering.

NATCHEZ FIRE

Grand Total: $21,462,979

Aircraft: $2,425,675

Crews: $5,583,178

Equipment: $3,708,951

Direct Personnel: $1,434,481

Indirect Personnel: $2,542,550

Camp Support: $5,768,142 total, $1,141,310 spent on Catering. 

HENDRIX FIRE

Grand Total: $9,827,266

Aircraft: $668,496

Crews: $2,987,451

Equipment: $1,338,849

Direct Personnel: $616,076

Indirect Personnel: $1,277,473

Camp Support: $2,938,921 total, $705,789 on Catering. 

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