Douglas Complex Daily Fire Update for August 19, 2013 @ 8 AM
Incident: Douglas Complex Wildfire
After 24 days on the fire, Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 2 is transferring command at noon today to Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 1. The incoming team members will spend the day shadowing the outgoing team members while crews continue mop-up operations and securing the remaining uncontained lines.
National Guard crews will be released but road closures are still in effect until September 1, 2013. BLM has posted signs and maps at road blocks. For more detailed information about the closure contact the BLM Districts in Roseburg at 541-440-4930 or http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/roseburg/newsroom/index.php, or in Grants Pass at 541-471-6500 or http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/medford/newsroom/index.php.
Resources Include: 33 Type 2 hand crews, 1 Type 1 hand crews, 53 engines, 14 dozers, 16 water tenders, numerous overhead personnel, and National Guard resources.
Air Resources: 1 Type 1 helicopters, 2 Type 2 helicopters, 3 Type 3 helicopters, 1 Type 3 helicopter for Infra-red and 1 National Guard Medivac