July 18, 2021 Helicopter dropping water on the Bruler Fire
Credit; USFS

The BRULER FIRE was detected on July 12th near the boundary between the Detroit and Sweet Home Districts, near the junction of FS Rd11 (Straight Creek and Quartzville Roads) and FS Rd 1133. This is about eight miles south of Detroit Lake, Oregon.

The fire is smaller in comparison to other wildfires burning in the northwest with a small about of 195 acres of closed timber litter, heavy logging slash and timber.

Containment status is now at 12%.

Fire behavior has been reported as moderate with backing, flanking and torching.

There 250 total personnel along with five crews, 11 engines and four copters.

Command is under the direction of IC Gales with the NWIMT Team 13.

Total CTD is $2.2 Million in suppression and containment expenses.

Projected containment is expected to be completed on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

The cause is unknown. It is under investigation.

No injuries/deaths related to civilians or to firefighters have been reported by Officials.

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