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The day shift was able to hold the fireline from the Road to the south despite some active fire behavior that was pushing to the north and west. Night shift was able to work the area between Long Creek and Coyote Creek and construct direct fireline with dozers, hand crews, and hose lay. Yesterday, the fireline into Long Creek was improved with hose lay and overnight firefighters were able to begin constructing a direct line between Long Creek and Coyote Creek.
Crews continue to work on the contingency lines in the northern portion of the fire above Sycan Marsh. Nine individuals have tested positive. Bentz spoke on Oregon wildfires, specifically the Bootleg fire, and his recently introduced bill, the Commonsense Coordination Act. A steady warming and drying trend will begin today and continue into the weekend which can affect fire activity in the upcoming days. The event is open to the community. On the menu are roast turkey sandwiches, chips, and cookies. Weather conditions are favorable again today for the efforts to secure the existing fireline.
Shasta Elementary School is sponsoring a food drive to help families impacted by the Bootleg Fire. Yesterday evening, parts of the fire received a trace amount of rain from thunderstorms in the area. While the main Bootleg Fire merged with the Log Fire as anticipated. The incident occurred when the fire crew was working on containing spot fires in the Happy Camp area. Firefighters utilized retardant drops and water bucket work along the northern flank and southeast corner of the fire.
The outlook is for above-normal ificant wildland fire potential for the next several months. Firefighters reported growth primarily to the east in the greater Gearhart Wilderness area.
Air operations were severely limited due to unsafe flying conditions in heavy smoke. Infrared mapping shows the fire size atacres. The fire grew by more than three miles, fueled by extreme drought conditions, single digit humidity, and high temperatures. WEED, Calif. The intense fire behavior escalated in the afternoon, resulting in immediate life-threatening risk to the public and emergency responder safety.
These conditions escalated this afternoon, resulting in immediate, life-threatening risk to the safety of area residents, visitors, firefighters, and other emergency responders. The fire is burning on the Chiloquin and Bly Ranger Districts. Below is a press release received from the Klamath County Emergency Manager, Brandon Fowler, pleading individuals to evacuate and not re-enter the evacuation zones of the Bootleg Fire burning north of Beatty, Oregon.
Extreme fire conditions, Red Flag Warnings, shifting winds, steep terrain, and varied fuel lo have all played a factor in the rapid growth of the fire - that still has zero containment. The Bootleg Fire more than doubles in size in the last hours, growing to 38, acres over 60 square miles with no containment. Timber, grass, brush, are just some of the burned vegetation in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. So far, vegetation is not the only property damaged by the fire. The highly-trafficked Union Pacific rail line has also received ificant damages. If you have a suggestion for a story, send us a note through our contact.
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Local News Oregon News N. Add an embed URL or code. Learn more. Jul 24, Jul 23, Bootleg Fire topsacres; New evacuations in Lake County. Jul 22, Higher humidity and reduced wind help firefighters on the Bootleg Fire. Jul 21, Campfires banned in state parks, state-managed forestland east of I-5 effective July Firefighters to continue constructing and improving firelines on the ,acre Bootleg Fire.
Shasta Elementary hosting food drive for fire victims. Brown provides wildfire response updates, urges Oregonians to be prepared for fire season. Jul 20, Bootleg Fire grows 84, acres, despite a trace of rain. Jul 19, Homeowner charged after shooting near Bootleg Firefighters. Bootleg Fire Special Update: Firefighter reported missing, found alive and well.
Bootleg Fire sees 9th day in a row of extreme fire behavior. Jul 17, Jul 16, Crater Lake NP implements fire ban. Bootleg Fire perimeter over miles long and growing. Jul 15, Bootleg Fire reaches Gearhart Wilderness. Jul 14, Dry, windy conditions continue to push the Bootleg Fire.
Jul 13, Bootleg Fire grows another 50, acres; new evacuations in Lake County. Jul 12, Fire Managers fighting Bootleg Fire on two zones. Union Pacific's fire car fleet provided critical assist in Lava Fire. Jul 11, Extreme fire conditions continue on the Bootleg Fire. Jul 10, Extreme fire behavior causes retreat by firefighters. Updated emergency fire closure in effect for Bootleg Fire. KCSO: Time is now to evacuate or face citation and possible arrest.
After 4-days, Bootleg Fire now 76, acres. Jul 9, Bootleg Fire doubles in size in hours, now 38, acres. Jul 8, Union Pacific tracks heavily damaged in Lava Fire. See all Wildfire News. Cascade Firewatch Social Media.
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