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Bruler Fire containment at 75%


August 11, 2021

Crews have contained about 75% of the 195-acre Bruler Fire burning 30 miles northeast of Sweet Home as of Monday, Aug. 9, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Forest Service. 

Its cause remains under investigation.

The 106 personnel currently assigned to the incident, under the command of a South Cascade Interagency Type 3 team, continue the mop-up process with hose lays and pumps. 

The blaze was first spotted Monday, July 12, near the jurisdiction of Forest Roads 11 (Straight Creek and Quartzville roads) and 1133 approximately 9 miles south of Detroit in the Sweet Home Ranger...

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