Racehorse Fire | Vale, OR | New

UPDATE 1 — JULY 24, 2021 2055 PT — SATURDAY

Incident Summary

A new wildfire was reported within the last 24 hours called the RACEHORSE FIRE located about 27 miles southwest of Vale, Oregon on BLM lands (Vale District).

Current Status

Fire behavior was last listed as active fire behavior with running, creeping and smoldering.

About 500 acres were destroyed and reported as 95% contained.

Resources

There were 55 total personnel assigned with about seven engines and one copter.

Damage Assessment

Cost-to-date for fire suppression and containment expenses were listed at $180,000.

NOTE: Limited information on this incident, it may be completely contained. We are using sources from the NIFC reported earlier this morning.

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