Chetco Bar Fire Update October 10th, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco Bar Fire Update October 10th, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

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. Smoke may be visible from an additional ground fire on the west side of Red Mountain, near the Kalmiopsis Wilderness in Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest. Grading, repair and seeding operations are ongoing throughout the perimeter. Firefighters continue to patrol and mop up any additional areas of concern and complete suppression repair as needed. Weather and Fire Behavior: A cold front will move through Tuesday and Wednesday with potential for rain showers over the fire perimeter. Cooler weather, higher humidities and weaker…
Source: InsiWeb

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