Month: August 2021

Yesterday wildland fire crews conducted a burnout operation on the southwest edge of the fire to protect the Oak Grove Campground and create an anchor point. This anchor point will allow crews to safely go direct with suppression efforts. Crews continue to build, secure, and improve hand lines on the east and west sides of the fire.

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The Oak Grove fire was reported at 2:48 p.m., Aug. 29 to Color Country Interagency Fire Center. The Oak Grove Fire is being managed under a full suppression strategy using containment and confinement tactics to minimize fire spread and to prevent loss of resources. Crews continue to build, secure, and improve hand lines on the east and west sides of the fire. As visibility allows, helicopters will be used to help firefighters with suppression efforts. Smoke may settle into the valleys along the I-15 corridor at times.

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