Swamp Wells Trail Fire Update, July 20
Central Oregon – The Swamp Wells Trail Fire burning on the Deschutes National Forest is now 30% contained at 64 acres. Crews are continuing to mop-up the fire burning approximately one mile south of Boyd Cave approximately 9 miles south of Bend.
There was minimal fire activity on the Swamp Wells Trail Fire yesterday and firefighters were able to make good progress cooling hot spots near the perimeter to increase containment. The Central Oregon Fire Management Service (COFMS) Type 3 Incident Management Team under the command of Jeff Priest is still in command of the fire.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity for parts of the Deschutes National Forest, Ochoco National Forest and Prineville District BLM. Learn more at: https://www.weather.gov/pdt/
The Swamp Wells Trail Fire was reported at 5:13 p.m. Sunday and engines were immediately dispatched to the fire, which is under investigation.
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