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Archie Creek Fire

Unit Information

Roseburg District
Bureau of Land Management
Oregon
OR

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Photographs — Archie Creek Fire

Sawyer walking down the road

9/26/2020
Man walking down the middle of a dirt road with a chainsaw on his shoulder. Another man with chainsaw in the distance in front of him walking away from the cameraImage options: [ Full Size ]

Chainsaws are used to clear fire lines and to remove hazard trees. When crews are creating handline, the fallers go in first and set the pace for the crew. The diggers come behind and dig line using hand tools down to mineral soils to stop the fire.