Oregon Wildfires Continue to Burn, Bedrock Fire Grows to 10,000 Acres

The southern Oregon Flat Fire had burnt 25,577 acres. According to authorities, the fire is 14% contained. In order to aid in burn-out efforts and move the fire closer to containment lines, Plastic Spherical Dispensers, often known as “ping pong balls,” were dropped by drones and helicopters on Monday.

In order to rest and recover, some resources are being sent home, according to officials, before being redistributed to other fires.

Bedrock Fire Grows to 10,659 Acres, with Containment at 3%

Southeast of Eugene, the Bedrock Fire has scorched 10,659 acres and is just 3% containment. There are 729 people working on this fire in total, plus nine designated aviation assets. Over the next few days, Deschutes County will continue to have poor air quality due to smoke from this fire.

The 2,137 acres were destroyed by the Golden Fire near Bonanza, Oregon. A local crew was given leadership of the fire by the management team from the Oregon Department of Forestry. Local firemen will continue to clean up and keep an eye out for hotspots, according to officials. The Golden Fire damaged 43 small structures in addition to 48 homes.

On Monday night, a 300-acre fire started on the Warm Springs Reservation. According to officials, the fire, which is now known as the Grade Fire, has been put out. The brush and grass were on fire. According to Warm Springs Fire & Safety, there are no current evacuation orders in effect. On this fire, teams from the Bureau of Indiana Affairs Fire Management are working.

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