Withers Fire | Oregon | August 22 2016

INCIDENT SUMMARY

Withers Fire near Paisley, OR

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Start Date

8/17/2016

Fire Location

The Withers Fire is located on Lakeview District, BLM territory, approximately 1 mile north of Paisley, OR.

Cause

Human-caused. Exact cause unknown and under investigation.

Fire Fuels

The Fire is burning in brush and short grass.

Current Conditions

Minimal fire behavior. Backing and creeping. It is currently at a 85% containment status.

Threats

About 30 homes  threatened.

RESOURCES

Fire Response

179 personnel are assigned to this incident.

Equipment / Add’l Resources

3 crews, 12 engines and 2 helicopters.

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