Central Oregon Daily▶️ 8-acre fire in ‘heavy fuel’ timber burning near Crescent

▶️ 8-acre fire in ‘heavy fuel’ timber burning near Crescent

▶️ 8-acre fire in ‘heavy fuel’ timber burning near Crescent

Crescent Fire July 28, 2022

An eight-acre wildfire is burning about three miles north of the Mount Thielsen Wilderness in Central Oregon. 

Central Oregon Fire Info says the Tolo Mountain Fire is burning in “heavy fuel” and timber. It is being described as having “active fire behavior” and “group torching.”

Two heavy air tankers, two single-engine air tankers and a helicopter are all supporting the effort to douse this fire. Ten smokejumpers are being joined by a crew from the Prineville IHC hot shots.

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Anyone in the area is urged to use caution.

The cause of the fire was not immediately released.

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