Wildfire Update

Slater / Devil Fires for Sept. 18, 2020, morning


Update for Sept. 18, 2020, morning

Fire Information: (530) 324-2528 Hours: 8am – 8pm
Media Information: (541) 249-5117 Hours: 8am – 8pm
Email: Slaterfirenorth.information@gmail.com
Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7173/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SlaterAndDevilFireInformation, Klamath National Forest Facebook Page, Six Rivers National Forest Facebook Page,
Fire origin: September 7 ,2020

Fire summary:

As of 0600 today, the northern zones of the Slater and Devil Fires are under unified command with Doug Turman’s Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 2 and Scott Magers’ Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Blue Team. California Team 10 will continue to manage the south zones of the Slater Fire and Devil Fires.

Weather: Rising temperatures along with a lighter smoke inversion resulted in increased fire behavior. Light, scattered showers are predicted today. Winds will to shift from the southwest to the northwest.

Evacuations:

Current evacuation orders are posted on Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SiskiyouCountySheriff/.

For Del Norte County evacuation information, see www.facebook.com/DelNorteOfficeOfEmergencyServices www.preparedelnorte.com/

Evacuation order/warning info and other resources for Josephine County can be found by calling Josephine County Fire Information Center 541-474-5305 (8am-8pm) or online at:

https://www.facebook.com/josephinecountyEM, https://www.co.josephine.or.us/fire, or www.rvem.org

 Incident Statistics
Size: 143,092 Acres
Containment 10 %
Injuries: 0
Fatalities:

Date detected:

2

September 7, 2020

Cause:

Structures Threatened

Structures Lost (Residences)

Under investigation

5,120

150

Estimated cost $6.3 million
Resources
Hand Crews: 18
Engines: 123
Helicopters: 8
Dozers: 31
Water tenders: 28
Total Personnel: 1143