State ID: OR
3 letter designator: FWF
Fire name: BOOTLEG
Location: 42 36.954, -121 25.254
Reported acres: 100
Rate of spread: Moderate
Report on Conditions: Units on scene
Structure threat: Yes
Weather: T- 90, RH- 21%, W- 8-10 pmh
Scanner link: Klamath County Public Safety Live Audio Feed
Agency Website: Lakeview Interagency Fire Center
State ID: OR
If that’s a 100 acres and moderate rate of spread, I don’t want to see what rapid looks like! Must not be talking about the long-range spotting.
Aircraft on scene
That was initial report. I’d say it’s safe to say things have changed. Running and spotting now observed.
Webcam view: Harness Mountain, OR
Thanks SWO Cap.
P6 N43V (0602)
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Fire dispatched by Lakeview.
IMT 2 mobilizing
Update on Bootleg Fire burning on Chiloquin Ranger District
The fire is estimated to be 3,000 acres tonight with no containment. It was reported around 1:45 p.m. today and the cause is under investigation.
NW Team 10
OSFM mobilized three task forces from Marion, Polk, and Yamhill Counties, as well as our Green Incident Management Team (IMT). They are headed to the #BootlegFire in Klamath County.
Devil’s garden has it now.
A drier air mass combined with gusty winds will lead to critical fire weather conditions across the Modoc today. These conditions are likely Thursday afternoon and evening across the Modoc, Fremont-Winema National Forest, and portions of Klamath National Forest.
Explosive fire growth underway.