Friday, January 24, 2014

Alder Creek Fire

A fire broke out yesterday around 2:00pm up Elk Creek Road outside of Shady Cove. The fire is located 16 miles northeast of Shady Cove (about 15 miles up Elk Creek Road). Currently the fire is estimated at 125 acres in size.

There are currently two twenty person crews, one bulldozer, four engines and two water tenders working to complete fire line and suppressing spot fires due to gusty winds.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.