Monday, July 31, 2017

Devil's Lake Fire near Bly, Ore., approaching 50 acres


LAKEVIEW, Ore. – The Devils Lake Fire was initially reported at approximately 3:00 p.m. today.  The fire is located on the Bly Ranger District near North Devils Lake on the Fish Hole Road 5 miles south east of Bly, Ore.  Currently the fire is approaching 50 Acres.

Currently there are 12 engines, 4 hand crew, 5 overhead personnel, 2 Dozers, 1 Water Tender, Air Attack, 2 Type II helicopter, and 4 Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) aircraft with 2 heavy air tankers. 

South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership is an interagency fire management program that provides comprehensive wildland fire service to south central Oregon and northwest Nevada. The partnership strives to achieve a more efficient, effective and integrated interagency fire management program for all participating agencies on the land administered and protected by each agency.

Participating agencies include: Fremont-Winema National Forest, Lakeview District BLM (Bureau of Land Management), Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Crater Lake National Park and Klamath-Lake District ODF (Oregon Department of Forestry).

For more information, contact Fire Information Officer, Sarah Saarloos with the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership at 541-219-0515 or ssaarloos@fs.fed.us. Daily wildfire/prescribed fire information, maps and social media links can be found at SCOFMP Blog: http://bit.ly/2sK5YHY

 

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