Fire Information: Miles Fire (formerly Sugar Pine Fire)

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Background:

The Sugar Pine Fire started on July 15, 2018 from lightning that came through southwest Oregon during a thunderstorm that resulted in numerous downstrikes and multiple fires across multiple agencies.

The Northwest Incident Management Team #13 was mobilized to control nineteen fires on the High Cascades Ranger District west of Crater Lake National Park under the collective name Sugar Pine, which is also the name of one specific fire. The largest fires, Sugar Pine and Goodview Fires, merged with the Miles Fire on August 2, 2018. The Miles Fire had been part of the neighboring “South Umpqua Complex."

On August 5th, Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team, Doug Turman Incident Commander, Oregon Department of Forestry Team 1, Joe Hessel Incident Commander, and Oregon State Fire Marshal Team Red, Ian YOCUM Incident Commander entered into unified command of the South Umpqua Complex/Sugar Pine Fires. These fires are now called the Miles Fire.

Safety Note: Fire camp has been set up at Joseph Stewart State Park, and the public are encouraged to slow down in that area and be aware of fire traffic leaving and entering the highway.
 

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Helpful Websites:

Inciweb NEW 2018 Logo Sugar Pine/Miles Fire InciWeb Page
Facebook Logo Track the Miles Fire on Facebook
Follow the RRSNF on Twitter Track the Miles Fire on the RRSNF's Twitter Page. #SugarPineFire

 





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