Mon. Oct 22nd, 2018

Garner Complex Evening Update 8-3-18

GARNER COMPLEX #UPDATE
Evening Update 8-3-18 – 9:30 p.m
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QUICK FACTS:
Size: 8,886 acres
Change in last 24 hrs. 0 acres
Containment: 75% – Garner Complex
Start Date/Time: 7/15/2018 9:00 a.m.
Expected Containment Date: 8/10/18
Location: Jackson County
Cause: Lightning
Est. Cost: $39,877,690 million
Personnel: 1,065
Assigned Resources:
Handcrews: 33
Engines: 33
Dozers: 6
Water Tenders: 22
Assigned Aircraft: 10
Structures Threatened: 564
Structures Damaged: 0
Structures Destroyed: 0
Injuries: 17
The Florida Forest Service, Type 1 Incident Management Team Red assumed leadership of fire operations today at noon. Oregon Department of Forestry’s Incident Management Team 1 has been reassigned to the Sugarpine Fire in Jackson County. Other Oregon Department of Forestry staff assigned to the Garner Complex Fire continue with support, mop up and restoration on the fire.
Night shift crews are locating and marking hot spots while engines patrol and monitor the fire perimeter. Daytime crews will continue mop up activities and post-suppression repair.
Beginning Saturday, 8/4/18, only morning updates will be provided due to decreasing fire activity.
Southwestern Oregon Fire Information: Contact the Joint Information Center (JIC) for current information on incidents across the southwest Oregon region between the hours of 7 a.m-10 p.m. (541) 474-5305.
The BLM roads, lands and recreation sites along the West Fork of Evans Creek previously closed due to the Grave Creek and Pleasant Creek Fires are now re-opened to the public. Be aware and prepared should conditions change.
FIRE ACREAGES BY FIRE:
Grave Creek/Section 14/Ditch Creek – 7,816
Pleasant Creek – 836
Spencer Creek – 228
King Mountain – 6
For a printable, downloadable version of this update please visit: https://tinyurl.com/GarnerComplexPMupdate8-3-18

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