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Sunday, September 20, 2015

9/20/2015 National Creek Complex Fire Update

National Creek Fire 9/20/2015
  • Firefighters completed fire line construction along the south east fire edge to the south side of the Pumice Desert.
  • A few plumes of smoke were detected yesterday within the fire’s interior. They were small and non-threatening.
  • The weather forecast for today is warmer and dryer. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid 70’s, with a relative humidity of 20-30%. Winds will be from the North- North West up to 10 mph in the afternoon.
  • As fuels dry out, smoldering fire within the interior may increase to flames by mid-afternoon. Crews will monitor fire activity and are ready for initial attack should they need.
  • Crews are continuing to mop up the perimeter of the fire.
  • The Burn Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team continue to work their way through the burn identifying areas in need of critical stabilization and rehabilitation.

The Crater Lake National Park and the PCT Trail are open. If you plan to visit the area you may want to check out the Crater Lake National Park web page (http://www.nps.gov/crla/index.htm)

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