ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST, OREGON
Incident Summary | The Blanket Creek wildfire is located 7 miles East of Prospect on the Cascades Ranger District of the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest in Oregon. It was discovered on July 26, 2017. Its cause is unknown at the time of this post.
Size Up | There has been 4,739 acres of timber consumed but there is a 39% containment status. The fire behavior is currently active with torching and spotting.
Resources | There are 771 personnel assigned alongside with 22 crews, 24 engines and 6 helicopters. Managing the fire is a NW IMT 13 team. The Fire and Incident Command Post (ICP) are located at the day-use facility, Joseph Stewart State Park.
Cost-To-Date | $9.8 Million.
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