Lightning Ignites Numerous Small Fires Along Cascade Crest
Incident: Whiskey Complex Wildfire
Roseburg, OR – August 1, 2013 – Two fires ignited from the predicted lightning storm Wednesday evening. Both fires are on the Diamond Lake Ranger District and sized at a tenth acre each. The Pop-Out Fire is 2 miles south of Cinnamon Butte Lookout and is staffed by initial attack firefighters. An initial attack crew is en-route to the other fire, located 7 miles southwest of Cinnamon Butte. We will monitor for additional smoke reports today. We anticipate additional lightning today. Both ground and air resources are pre-positioned to respond to new fire starts.
Information about the Whiskey Complex on the Tiller Ranger District is located at http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3562/