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.


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

Date detected:


September 7, 2020


Structures Threatened

Structures Lost (Residences)

Under investigation



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