Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Fryrear Fire is 80% Contained

Firefighters remain on scene monitoring through the afternoon

SISTERS – Firefighters continued containment efforts on the 8.4 acre Fryrear Fire approximately 7 miles east of Sisters on Fryrear Road. The fire is now 80% contained and Fryrear Road will reopen to all traffic at 7:00 p.m.

Firefighters responded quickly to the wildfire that was reported at 5:11 p.m. on Monday. Aerial resources were able to halt the forward progress of the blaze, while bulldozers were able to safely put in containment lines around the fire. Firefighters were then able to safely engage and begin containment efforts. Mop up efforts have been completed around the 8.4 acre fire and firefighters will monitor the fire area to ensure it remains inactive while gusty afternoon winds pass through the area.

COFMS (BLM, ODF & USFS) and Cloverdale resources jointly fought the fire that was burning on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) managed and private lands. The cause is undetermined at this time.

This is the final update for the Fryrear Fire. For up-to-the-minute wildfire information, follow us on Twitter @CentralORFire. 


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