Overnight 2 South Fork Inmate Crews and a 20 person contract crew, combined with our ODF crews, contractors, and rural fire department crews are working to construct a fireline around the fire. Today the fire was nearly lined, but jumped the line and burned back up to the highway.
Tomorrow fresh crews will take up where the night crews left off.
Tomorrow, we will have:
- A Weyerhaeuser Company firefighting helicopter and 2 water tenders
- A Stimson 1000 gallon fire engine and 3 firefighters
- 3 firefighting crews
- Banks Fire resources
- At this time no structures threatened and no evacuations anticipated.