Resources at the fire include: eight helicopters, two air tankers available (smoky conditions make tanker use uncertain) and 12 hand crews, with more crews on order. Total personnel at the fire: 323.
Private landowners have contributed significantly to the firefighting effort, providing information and also serving as task force leaders for the crews.
The fire broke out shortly after 5 p.m. Friday afternoon. Cause is under investigation.
Favorable weather is forecast for the next few days, which should aid firefighters.
Some road closures are in place, and the public is asked to avoid the fire area.
The phone No. for fire information is 541-935-4420.