Fire Update – 07/17/2017

According to Thompson’s Type II Incident Management Team, 436 personnel are fighting fires in and around Marion Fire District territory. That’s down from a high of 483! The two fires out of the original five worrisome ones that still aren’t completely contained are near containment. (For definitions of terms used in this report, please, go to our Wildfire Glossary web page. Click on this link for a .PDF of local fire map.)

Lazier Creek 3 Fire
1,145 acres, 70% contained, 362 personnel assigned
Located south of Highway 2 and west of the Thompson River Road.
Firefighters on the northeast portion of the fire worked to extinguish a small spot fire yesterday. Today, crews in this area will continue to grid the fire area for remaining hot spots. Firefighters on the remaining fire perimeter made good progress with mop up operations working several hundred feet into the interior.

Rogers Mountain Fire
78 acres, 90% contained, 47 personnel assigned.
Located 3 miles Northwest of Happy’s Inn.
Firefighters will continue to grid the interior of the fire for any remaining hot spots as occasional smokes are still occurring in areas of unburned fuel.

Grubb Fire
16 acres, 100 % contained, 6 personnel assigned.
Located north of Pleasant Valley.
Resources remain on scene to patrol the fire.

NW Meadow Peak Fire
12 acres, 100% contained, 12 personnel assigned
Located northwest of Meadow Peak Lookout.
Resources remain on scene to patrol the fire.

2645 Fire
4 acres, 100% contained, 9 personnel assigned
Located just west of the NW Meadow Peak Fire.
Resources remain on scene to patrol the fire.

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