Chetco Bar Fire Daily Update September 10, 2017, Curry County (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco Bar Fire Daily Update September 10, 2017, Curry County (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Providing for public and firefighter safety is the incident management team’s top priority. A warm and dry weather pattern will affect the fire area on Sunday and Monday. This weather pattern is expected to bring higher than average temperatures on Sunday and Monday, along with low relative humidities and NE winds. This weather pattern has the potential to result in increased fire behavior. Fire managers are committed to aggressive operations that provide for community well being while ensuring the safety of personnel. Crews will continue to construct direct handline and remove brush from contingency firelines. Firefighters will have a better opportunity to seek out and extinguish burning material close to the line, as problem areas will be readily identifiable and residual moisture will allow for more efficient mop-up operations. Along the west side, the main objective will be patrolling for spot fires and continuing mop-up of existing heat sources. To the north, crews are…
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