CalFire - Phill Veneris, Incident Commander
Hours of operation: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Special Message: The public is encouraged to use extra precautions when traveling on narrow, fire access roads. Fire engines, bulldozers and tenders will be in the area. At times it may be safest to pull over or stop to allow fire traffic to pass. Use headlights at all times. Roads are narrow, dusty and smoky.
The Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office have structural task forces protecting homes within the Green Springs Fire District area. The structural protection is being provided by agencies from across the state.
Percent Contained: 10%
Complex Size: 32,477 acres (9,109 acres in California)
Air Resources: 14 helicopters and 2 air tankers.
Level One Evacuation means “Be Ready” for a potential evacuation. Residents should be aware of the danger that exists in their area, monitor emergency services websites and local media outlets for information.
Portions of Copco Road remain under a Level 3 Evacuation.
Incident Management Team 1
John Buckman, Incident Commander
August 3, 2014
A Red Flag Warning was in effect for thunderstorms with abundant lightning over the fire area though 11:00 p.m. Saturday. Given the past 3 days with four new fires the goal today will be, according to John Buckman, Incident Commander “take care of the ones (fires) we know of and be ready to respond to new ones.”
Location: Spray, Oregon
Fuels: Juniper, brush, grass
Total personnel: 344
Hand crews: 11
Fire engines: 17
Water tenders: 3
Estimated Cost: $1,400,835