*This will be the final update on the Medco B Fire*
Crews on the Medco B Fire, located 10 miles north/northeast of Butte Falls, have turned the fire over to the property owner, who will be handling the last of the mop up process. In the last day, firefighters have made strides to up the containment; the fire is now 98-percent contained, and the final size of the fire remains 345 acres.
The Medco B Fire first broke out on Saturday afternoon across two logging units on private land; one that had been recently felled and bucked, the other logged several years earlier.
The investigation into the cause remains open. No evacuations were issued and no road closures were made. ODF Southwest Oregon District would like to thank our partners who have assisted us, including the U.S. Forest Service Hot Shots.