Chetco Bar Fire Daily Update, October 11th, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco Bar Fire Daily Update, October 11th, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Northern California is currently experiencing wildfire season. Smokes from these fires may be visible at times as air currents move northwards up the coast. Increased fire traffic may be visible along the South Bank Chetco towards the 1205 road, as two twenty person hand crews, support engines and a chipper continue mop up and repair work along the 1205 and 240 roads within the fire perimeter. Data from an infrared flight late Saturday night revealed a pocket of dispersed heat in this area, caused by a low intensity ground fire that has been creeping and smoldering in the thick leaf litter on the forest floor. Firefighters continue to patrol and mop up any remaining areas of concern and complete suppression repair as needed. Repair, grading, and seeding operations are ongoing throughout the perimeter. Weather and Fire Behavior: Higher humidities and cooler temperatures are expected today with scattered showers over the fire perimeter. Showers will decrease during the afternoon. A…
Source: InsiWeb

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