Weather has been cooler with several small shots of rain that moderated the fire behavior. People are still seeing some smoke in the air although it's minimal and in the interior of the fire. The Miles fire is not expected to spread but there may be some interior islands of fuel that gets consumed by the fire. The containment of the Miles fire remains at 82% and acreage is 54,334 acres. Projected full containment date remains tentatively October 15th 2018. Crews are working on danger tree removal throughout the fire's perimeter and fire suppression repair work.
There are still road, and area restrictions. Please check www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/umpqua/alerts-notices (Umpqua National Forest) and www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/rogue-siskiyou/alerts-notices (Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest) for current information. Motorists are asked to be vigilant as firefighting equipment travels down roadways. Please slow down, be patient, and drive safely when encountering fire traffic. Appropriate hazard reduction for employees, contractors, and the public may be needed. This work includes the identification and mitigation of danger trees next to roads, trails, and fire-lines which pose a significant threat to firefighters and the public when the area is reopened.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 15th, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM|
|Location||7 miles northeast of Trail, Oregon|
|Incident Commander||Cory Thompson US Forest Service ICT3|
|Coordinates||42.826 latitude, -122.807 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||82%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday October 15th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Div A This Division is contained and currently unstaffed.
Div H will continue to mop up and patrol lines, and monitor for spot fires, utilizing opportunities to burn out along roads to secure line. Removal of danger trees has occurred and will continue as needed.
Div N will continue to mop up and patrol lines, and monitor for spot fires. Suppression repair is nearing
completion on contingency lines.
|Projected Incident Activity|
12 to 24 hours:
cooler weather and higher RHs are expected. Some interior islands may continue to consume. Fire is not expected to spread
Cooler conditions expected. Fire is not expected to spread. Some interior islands may continue to consume.
Fire is not expected to spread. Some interior islands may continue to consume.
After 72 hours:
Cooler conditions with showers likely. Fire is not expected to spread. Some interior islands may continue to consume.
The Columbus, Snow Shoe and Round Top fire costs and personnel are being tracked with Miles Fire 209
Cooler conditions and chances of showers for the next several days