NEW Wildfire: #WestMims Fire | Oklahoma

 

UPDATE 1 – APRIL 10, 2017 (MONDAY) – 1830 HOURS PDT

 Incident Summary | The wildfire is located 2.5 miles NNE of Eddy Tower on south end of Okefenokee NWR in Georgia.  The fire started on April 6, 2017, reported at 1700 hours PDT.  Fire Behavior is  active, wind driven runs and creeping.

aerial image of West Mims fire, April 8th, 2017

Aerial view on April 8, 2017. (Photo Courtesy: Inciweb)

Damage Assessment | 940 acres burned timber (grass and understory); southern rough.

Cause | Lightning strike.

Resources | 110 personnel assigned. IC3 in Command.

Fire Conditions | More resources are on order and en route.  A new reassessment will be completed on Friday of this week.

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