Miles Fire is 100 percent contained at 54,334 acres. The fire began on July 15, 2018, from lightning. Although contained, people will continue to see some smoke in the air although it's minimal and in the interior of the fire. Fire personnel are working on danger tree removal along roads on the perimeter and some interior roads along with repairing dozer and hand lines.
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||Ken Powell US Forest Service ICT3|
|Coordinates||42.826 latitude, -122.807 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday October 16th, 2018 approx. 04:00 PM|
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Nearly all fire personnel are removing danger trees along the perimeter of the fire and some internal roads. Others are repairing dozer and hand lines.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Continued dry weather, cooler temps.
The Columbus, Snow Shoe and Round Top fire costs and personnel are being tracked with Miles Fire
Continued dry weather and low relative humidity.A