Tuesday, July 7, 2015

7/7 Corner Creek/Sugarloaf Fire Update

July 7, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Corner Creek Fire
Started: Monday, June 29th
Cause: Lightning
Current size:  26,517 acres
Percent contained:  15%
Total personnel: 1,100
Total cost to date:  $4,300,000
Update:  Fire is actively burning, spreading along its south and southwest flank and to the north.
o Private land allotments are threatened and firefighters continue to work to protect them.
o The South Fork Road/Hwy 42 has been closed to the general public from Dayville to the USFS 58 road junction. The 58 Road and 5820 Road are also closed due to active burning.
o A forest closure has been issued for part of the Ochoco National Forest near the Corner Creek Fire, including the Black Canyon Wilderness. Mud Springs and Frazier campgrounds are closed to the public.

Sugarloaf Fire
Started: Saturday, June 27th
Cause: Lightning
Current size:  4,740 acres
Percent contained:  98%
Total personnel: 174
Total cost to date:  $3,200,000
Update:  Most of the fire is in patrol status with minimal activity.
o The majority of the Sugarloaf Fire is in mop-up, with emphasis on the areas around the structures.
o Fire personnel and equipment are being reassigned as available to the Corner Creek Fire.

Additional fire and road closures information: by phone at (541) 987-2348,
by gmail at cornercreekfireinfo@gmail.com, by blogspot at www.centralorfireinfo.blogspot.com, and by internet at http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4349/

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