Chetco Bar Fire Update October 15, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco Bar Fire Update October 15, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

The Chetco Bar FaceBook page will no longer be utilized. Information will continue to be posted on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest FaceBook page, the link can be found below. Fire officials will be flying the fire this afternoon to observe how this warm and dry weather has affected fire activity within the perimeter. Firefighters continue to extinguish hotspots along the FR240 Road where the fire is slowly backing down to the road. Tree fallers are working on the 1376 Road to clear it of all hazard trees that were identified in the Burned Area Emergency Response report. There are currently 4 road graders, with 2 additional in route, working to repair roads within the fire area. Fire officials would like to remind the public that road and area closures are in place for everyone’s safety. Please obey all closure orders and signs, as there are many hazards still in the fire area. The Japanese Bomb site remains closed as well. Weather: Clear skies and east winds are…
Source: InsiWeb

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