Update September 2 2015Crews continue to work to contain the Stouts Creek Fire conducting repair work and expanding mop-up operations. Chance of rain throughout the day today winds will be out of the NW at 5- 10 mph today. Crews have been and will continue to be replaced, as necessary. Fire size remains at 26,452 acres and is 94 percent contained.
The Level 1 evacuation notice has been lifted for the Stouts Creek fire. The State of Oregon Department of Forestry released a new statement for “Regulated Closure Proclamation” Number 10. This proclamation was effective on August 29, 2015. Please visit the Douglas Forest Protection Association web site for more information http://www.dfpa.net/.
There are 331 personnel assigned to the fire with six crews, 12 fire engines, one bulldozer and one helicopter. To date, the Stout Creek Fire has cost $37.6 million.
The Incident Management Team is protecting lands that are about 46 percent on state-protected lands, which include BLM and private lands and 54% on the Umpqua National Forest.
● 26,452 acres
● 94% contained
● Helicopters: 1
● Hand crews: 6
● Engines: 12
● Dozers: 1
● Water tenders: 0
● Evacuations:None at this time