Deschutes National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Bend, OR 97701
Friday, August 1, 2014 an additional fire was reported approximately four air miles north of the Bridge 99 Fire. This fire was named the Castle Fire. As of 6:00 a.m. August 2, 2014, the Type III Incident Management Team for the Bridge 99 Complex will assume command of the Castle fire as part of the Bridge 99 Complex.
Additional firefighting resources are being directed to the Castle Fire to engage in firefighting activities. A Type I heavy helicopter made multiple water drops on the fire today. An air tanker also made multiple retardant drops.
A Closure Order was put in effect for the Monty Campground and surrounding Forest Service Roads. Additional information and a map can be found under the "Closures" tab.
Additional fire information will be posted as it becomes available.