Chetco West Zone Daily Update, Curry County, September 18, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Chetco West Zone Daily Update, Curry County, September 18, 2017 (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

·New West Side Information Line: 541-412-8531· New Hours: 7AM – 9PMYesterday’s precipitation event sets the stage for this week’s activity across the Chetco Bar Fire area. We can expect light wetting rains to continue to dampen fire activity through Wednesday. Fire containment is now at 53%, up from 43% yesterday. Smoke impacts will remain light to moderate in communities near the fire perimeter, and smoke will remain visible from within the fire perimeter until there is a major, season ending event. Crews continue to strengthen control lines along the northwest perimeter near Snow Camp Mountain. Hand line rehabilitation proceeds in the Snow Camp meadows, and crews continue to remove reflective fire wrap from structures, lookouts and campground signs along the northern perimeter. Patrol and mop up operations continue along the western side of the fire. The focus of operations in these areas is shifting from fire suppression to suppression rehabilitation. Crews…
Source: InsiWeb

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