1 Jul 2008, 9:51am
Oregon
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Murderers Creek Fire

Location: ~10 mi S of Dayville, Grant Co., OR

Specific Location: Murderers Creek, Malheur NF, Lat 44° 17′ 4″ Lon 119° 26′ 42″

Date of Origin: 06/30/08
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 07/04/08 5:30 PM
Total Personnel: 23
Size: 1,500 acres (previous report had a typo)
Percent Contained: 100%

All resources released except 2 engine crews to monitor and patrol.

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Situation as of 07/03/08 11:00 PM
Total Personnel: 117
Size: (15,000 acres reported, 1,500 in prior reports)
Percent Contained: 100%

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Situation as of 07/02/08 6:00 PM
Total Personnel: 117
Size: 1,500 acres
Percent Contained: 80%

Est containment 07/03

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Situation as of 07/01/08 9:00 PM
Total Personnel: 117
Size: 1,500 acres
Percent Contained: 60%

Fire is 99% blacklined at this time.

Resources: BLM - 2 engines, 5 overhead, USFS - 4 engines, 10 overhead, Private - 4 blackline crews, 4 engines.

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Situation as of 07/01/08 7:00 AM
Total Personnel: unknown
Size: 1,200 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

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