UPDATE 1 — JULY 11, 2021 — 1950 PT
A wildfire named the JACK FIRE is burning on USFS lands in the Umpqua National Forest, about 31 miles east of Roseburg, Oregon. Management of the fire is under NW IMT Team 9’s IC Brian Goff and the Oregon State FM blue Incident Management Team’s IC Scott Magers.
The fire started on July 5, 2021 around 1700 hours PT and is located north of State Hwy 138 and east of Forest Road 4713 (Jack Creek Road).
Fire behavior is active with group torching, backing and spotting.
About 10,937 acres of light slash, closed timber litter and brush. A 10% containment status has been reached as of today.
Structures and energy infrastructure are threatened. Evacuations, area/road closures are in effect.
There are 781 total personnel along with 21 crews, 43 engines and four helicopters.
Total cost-to-date have reached a total of $3 Million Dollars.
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