Thursday, July 6, 2017

July 6, 2017 Willow Fire Update


2:00 PM
Interagency Firefighters are responding to the 10 acre #WillowFire, 15 miles Southeast of Bonanza, Ore and near the Willow Valley Reservoir. 

Multiple Fire resources are responding to the #WillowFire burning in grass and scattered juniper.

3:00 PM
#WillowFire has spread to 35 acres. Engines from BLM, ODF and USFS are working with helicopters and air tankers to reduce fire growth.

6:00 PM
Continued hot and dry weather is making fire suppression efforts difficult at the #WillowFire. Current size is 120+acres burning in juniper and grass. Air and land fire resources are working hard to reduce spread.

7:30 PM
Fire line has been completed around the #WillowFire to establish an initial perimeter, which has been mapped at 353 acres. Firefighters will continue working the #WillowFire perimeter throughout the night.

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