ROZELL FIRE | Fire Fact – There have been five new fires reported in the Eastern Area with one being a new large incident. (Source: NIFC)
Incident Summary | A wildfire is burning on the Mark Twain National Forest, about one mile south of Rueter, (Taney County) Missouri in short grass.
Fire Conditions | Fire behavior is extreme and the containment status remains at a zero-percent. The fire has consumed 500 acres and is growing.
Resources | There are 19 personnel attached to this incident along with four engines and one helicopter. Additional resources from the Missouri Highway Patrol are also assisting.
Damage Assessment | The cost-to-date has reached $20,000. There are no structures currently threatened or reported as destroyed. No injuries to civilians or firefighters have been reported either.
Photo Credit | MSHP Trooper D. Photos taken on February 15, 2018.
Social Media | We are using the following hashtags for this fire incident of #RozellFire #MOwildfire
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