Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Brimstone Fire update 11:30 am July 30

An Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 3 took over the Brimstone Fire at 6 pm last night. The Brimstone Fire began on July 26. There is a very low risk of structures burning at this time, and no evacuation orders have been issued.
Fire Statistics
Location: 10 miles NW of Merlin, OR
Complex Size: 1,500-2,000 acres
Percent Contained: 0%
Cause: Lightning

Fire Contact Info 541-471-6620

29 hand crews, 8 helicopters, 28 fire engines, 3 bulldozers, 5 water tenders, and overhead personnel

Places to get information

InciWeb - http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3568/
ODF Southwest Oregon District - www.swofire.com