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THURSDAY UPDATE: Weather continues favorable for Bruler firefighters


July 14, 2021

U.S. Forest Service

The Bruler Fire had burned some 155 acres northeast of Sweet Home as of Thursday morning.

Crews have taken advantage of cooperative weather this week to battle the Bruler Fire, now estimated at 155 acres.

According to Northwest Incident Management Team incident commander Brian Gales, firefighters have been able to expand previously established dozer lines on the fire's east side. Additional resources arrived scene Wednesday and successfully kept it within an established perimeter.

"We're working to increase the probability that the Bruler Fire stays within its current footprint during this critical timeframe," he said.

About 168 personnel are working at the scene, including fall...

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