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Boxcar Fire

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Prineville District
Bureau of Land Management
Prineville, OR 97754

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News Releases — Boxcar Fire

Update June 27, 2018 Boxcar Fire Released: 6/27/2018
Maupin, Oregon – Despite gusty winds and low relative humidity yesterday, firefighters continued to improve containment lines and mop up. Estimated containment of the Boxcar Fire has increased to...
Update June 26, 2018 Boxcar Fire Released: 6/26/2018
Maupin, Oregon – Despite gusty winds yesterday, cooler weather helped firefighters continue to build and improve containment lines. Estimated containment for the Boxcar Fire has increased to 60%...
Update June 25, 2018 Boxcar Fire Released: 6/25/2018
Maupin, Oregon – Firefighters have accomplished significant containment on both the Boxcar and Jack Knife Fires, burning south and east of Maupin in Wasco and Sherman Counties. Estimated...
Update June 24, 2018 Boxcar Fire Released: 6/24/2018
Good progress being made to secure firelines on Boxcar and Jack Knife Fires Maupin, Oregon – Firefighters, with assistance from Rural Fire Protection Association (RFPA), local ranchers, and aerial...
Update June 23, 2018 1100 Boxcar Fire Released: 6/23/2018
Firefighting efforts being coordinated to safely accomplish control and minimize acres burned Maupin, Oregon – Hundreds of lightning strikes on June 20 and 21 caused nearly 70 wildfires...