Chetco Bar Fire Daily Update, September 27, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco Bar Fire Daily Update, September 27, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Today Along the perimeter and interior of the Chetco Bar Fire, firefighters are continuing to patrol, monitor, and mop-up hotspots and extinguishing remaining heat. Warmer and drier weather today and tomorrow will aid suppression efforts by increasing visibility of hotspots, helping crews to locate and extinguish these smokes. Crews will continue to repair hand and dozer lines, inserting waterbars to minimize erosion potential. In a reconnaissance flight yesterday, the Indigo Fire showed no heat and areas of repair work continue along the indirect lines. Firefighters, equipment, and support personnel continue to be released as incident objectives are achieved. Closures and Safety Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District road and area closures remain in effect for all public lands adjacent to the Chetco Bar Fire area due to residual fire activity, heavy equipment in transit, and hazards presented by fire-weakened trees. Managers are assessing…
Source: InsiWeb

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