Salmon August Complex News Release

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Salmon August Complex News Release

Salmon August Update September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017

Incident: Salmon August Complex Wildfire
Released: 9/30/2017

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Klamath National Forest
September 30, 2017 Fire Information: 530-468-1214
salmonaugustcomplex@gmail.com
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5501/Salmon-August Complex Update
September 30, 2017- October 2, 2017

Date Started: August 13, 2017 Total Size: 65,882 acres
Cumulative Containment: 81% Total Personnel: 94

Operational update: Resources are still being assigned to the Salmon August Complex to meet incident objectives, but you will continue to see a decrease in incident personnel due to seasonal weather conditions, rehab completion, and minimal fire behavior in the Salmon August Complex. Yesterday smokes were observed during the recon flight inside the perimeter of the Wallow Fire around Snowslide Gulch. Fire crews are patrolling and monitoring this area. No other smokes were showing in the Salmon August Complex. A 10 person fire crew has been flown into Shelly Meadows and will be repairing fire line and hiking trails as they work their way towards the Mule Bridge Trailhead.

Wallow Fire: 65,982 acres; 81% containment. Fire fighters will continue to monitor and repair the fire perimeter and mop up any areas of concern.


Deep Fire: Approximately 217 acres; 95% containment. Fire fighters will continue to monitor the fire perimeter and mop up any areas of concern.

Fourth Fire: One quarter (.25) acre; 100% containment. The fire is unstaffed, but will continue to be monitored.

Claire Fire: One Tenth (.10) acre; 100% containment. The fire is unstaffed, but will continue to be monitored.

Mary Fire: 91 acres; 100% containment. The fire is unstaffed, but will continue to be monitored.

Rush Fire: 3 acres;100% containment. The fire is unstafffed, but will continue to be monitored.

Grizzly Fire: 90 acres; 100% containment. The fire is unstaffed, but will continue to be monitored.

Garden Fire: 266 acres; 100% containment.The fire is unstaffed, but will continue to be monitored.

Bingham Fire: 0.13 acres; 100% containment. The fire is unstaffed, but will continue to be monitored.

Blaine Fire: 1 Acre; 100% containment. The fire is unstaffed, but will continue to be monitored.

Residents within Siskiyou County will continue to experience smoke impacts from this complex and surrounding fires. A daily Air Quality Report is posted on the fire’s Inciweb page. For updated smoke forecasts, please visit this link: http://bit.ly/2uSYloh
For updated fire information, please visit InciWeb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5501/

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