Crews mop up 16-acre Lower Boulder Fire in Southwest Oregon

  • Source: KVAL-TV CBS 13 Eugene
  • Published: 11/23/2022 12:00 AM

Douglas Forest Protective Association issued an update on the Lower Boulder Fire, located 8 miles east of Azalea. DFPA, the landowner and ODF Grants Pass crews actively engaged in fire suppression throughout Saturday night, and had the confirmed 16-acre fire 100% trailed by 11 p.m. As of Monday, the fire is in mop-up status. It was staffed with 2 DFPA engine crews with a total of 5 wildland firefighters. It was cleared and in patrol status by the end of day. "We are thankful for our community partners, first responders and especially our DFPA wildland firefighters that remain on our cooperative off-season winter crews," DFPA said in a news release. "Thanks to this successful program we can quickly respond to wildland fires outside of the standard fire season, protecting our beloved Douglas District."


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