Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Rogue River Drive Blaze Tops 600 Acres

The Rogue River Drive Fire is approximately 600-700 acres this morning. Two hundred firefighter are working day and night shifts to reestablish a fire line and protect structures. The Oregon State Fire Marshal's Red Team is assisting local structural fire protection districts with defending homes against the wildfire, which broke out late Monday south of Shady Cove. A fire camp is set up at TouVelle State Park. Eight helicopters and air tankers are available for fire suppression assistance, if necessary. 

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