Whiskey Complex Update, November 5, 2013
U.S. Forest Service employees continue with work involved in ongoing rehabilitation Burned Area Emergency Rehabilitation (BAER) and fire-damage repair. The fire continues inside fire lines. Some hot.. more
The four fires of the Whiskey Complex were ignited by lightning on July 26th. The Whiskey Buckeye and Smith Ridge fires were fully contained on August 24. The Smith Ridge fire was declared out at 23 acres on September 7th. Many smokes remain visible within the perimeter of the Whiskey Fire while the Buckeye Fire has only a few hot spots that are being monitored. The Tiller Ranger District is managing the complex of fires under the direction of Incident Commander Drew DeLozier as of Monday September 16th at 6 a.m.
|Date of Origin||Friday July 26th, 2013 approx. 06:00 AM|
|Location||6 miles east of Tiller, OR|
|Incident Commander||Drew Delozier|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday August 24th, 2013 approx. 06:00 PM|
Timber; grass & shrub models also present
Creeping and smoldering within interior unburned islands.
Transitioned back to the Tiller Ranger District on 9/16 at 0600
Crews are continuing suppression rehab and repair work.
Incident transferred back to the local unit at 0600 on 9/16.
Smith Ridge-23 acres
Declared out on 9/7/2013
|Wind Conditions||2-10 mph W|