Gilliam County, OR – Fire resources continued to mop-up hotspots and watched over the Devils Peak Fire today. Very few hotspots were found within the fire, a local IC Type 4 will be taking over command of the fire tomorrow, Thursday July 13th.
As of this evening, the fire is 75% contained and remains at 2,865 acres.
Resources will begin to transition off the fire tonight and tomorrow morning, returning to their home units. Three engines and one Interagency Hotshot crew will remain on the fire with the incoming ICT4. Firefighters will continue to watch for hotspots and mop-up the fire area within 50-100 feet of the containment lines. Air resources remain available to assist ground crews if needed.
The power company is still planning to have power restored to properties on Thursday.
Please drive carefully on Hwy 206 through the fire area as there will continue to be fire resources on the roadways.
As needed, updates on the Devils Butte Fire will be posted on Twitter @CentralORFire.
|Estimated Size:||Estimated 2,865 acres|
|Start Date:||July 10, 2023|
|Location:||Gilliam County, Condon, Oregon|