Thursday – August 20, 2020
MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FIRE ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE – COIDC Incident #OCF-657
Frog Fire in the Maury Mountains on the Ochoco National Forest
The fire was first reported to COIDC on Sunday August 16th at 1436. When it was first reported multiple Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center (COIDC) air and ground fire resources were dispatched.
As of today the fire has grown to 3700 acres and is continuing to burn. Unpredictable weather and winds have added to the challenge of containment and the Forest Service has assigned a local Type 2 Incident Command Team to the resource list. Ranch owners in the affected area have been individually contacted of the potential need for evacuation. At this time there is no active fire evacuation notices.
Crook County Sheriff’s office in consultation with Agency officials of US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are working closely together, along with the Crook County Health Department for any COVID related emergencies or exposures.
Crook County Road Department has sent crews to begin the process of placing road closure signs for the following roads to further assist in gaining control of this fire and to protect the public:
Road Closures on the South End of the fire:
Roberts Road at Bear Creek
Klootchman Creek Road at Bear Creek
Salt Creek Road at Roberts Road
Road Closures on the North End of the fire:
Forest Service road 16 is closed at the Forest Service road 1610 intersection
If conditions worsen, emergency services personnel may contact you via Alert Crook County notification system. Please sign up at www.alertcrookcounty.org
For fire specific information please contact:
Acting Public Affairs Officer – Forest Service
For general information and fire updates please visit:
Release provided by Crook County Public Information Officer Vicky Ryan
Michael Ryan – Crook County Emergency Manager