Chetco Bar Fire Update October 17, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco Bar Fire Update October 17, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

The Type 3 organization that is currently managing the Chetco Bar Fire will be transitioning the fire to a Type 4 organization Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. The incoming incident commanders will “shadow” the existing team members today to allow for a smooth transition. Most field personnel and equipment will remain in place as there is still quite a bit of work to finish up all the road grading, Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) work, and suppression repair. After multiple warm, dry, and windy days in the area, the fire continues to show minimal fire activity. Firefighters are still mopping up areas of heat along the FR240 Road. Work continues to remove hazard trees identified by the BAER report along the 1376 Road. Six road graders continue working to repair roads within the fire area. The “trapline” locations where these updates, maps, and closures are placed around local communities will be posted to for the last time on Thursday. A final daily update will be produced and…
Source: InsiWeb

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