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Fire Report - 6/21 - Updated information at 1 pm

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Significant fires in Oregon and Northern California from Redding on up will be reported on and updated daily. Significant fires are those of 100 acres or more in timber, or 300 acres or more in grass.

 

OREGON -

NEW FIRE - Rhoades Canyon. The fire was reported yesterday to Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch. It is burning in Rhoades Canyon near the town of Clarno in Northern Central Oregon. The fire is now reported up to around 8000 acres in size with 10 percent containment / control. The fuel type is grass and brush with junipers and timber stringers mixed in. 2 structures are threatened at this time. Fire behavior has been active with running. The fire did not lay down overnight, but continued to make strong runs. The cause of the fire is believed to be lightning, but is being investigated. The Prineville Office of BLM has command of the fire. Resources from BLM, Warm Springs BIA, and Wheeler County Fire and Rescue are on the fire. This includes 3 hand crews including one Hot Shot crew, 8 engines, and an unreported number of tenders, and dozers. 3 Helicopters and 2 single engine air tankers are working the fire today. This is the largest fire to have been reported so far in 2017 in Oregon.

 

 

Rhoades Canyon Map  Rhoades Canyon pic

 

 

 

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - Humboldt, Del Norte, Shasta, Trinity, Lassen, Modoc, and Siskiyou Counties -

NO large fires with significant activity to report

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