Crews increase containment on Bruler Fire
July 21, 2021
Crews worked Wednesday to increase containment on the Bruler Fire 30 miles northeast of Sweet Home, now estimated at 195 acres.
Containment is listed at 12 percent.
According to a U.S. Forest Service report released Wednesday, the increase in acreage from 156 to 195 "is due to the continued backing of the fire on the west flank toward indirect line and more accurate mapping. ... The fire remains within the previously established direct and indirect lines."
The blaze, first detected Monday, July 12, burns near the jurisdiction of Forest Roads 11 (Straight Creek and Quartzville roads) and...