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Linn firefighters assist on Middle Fork fires

 

August 18, 2021



About 16 Linn County firefighters comprise a task force dispatched to assist crews battling the 9,000-acre Middle Fork Complex fires burning nine miles north of Oakridge in Lane County.

Some 663 personnel are assigned to the 12-blaze incident, under the management of Pacific Northwest Team 3 Unified Command Incident Commander Randy Johnson and Incident Commander Ian Yocum, of the Oregon State Fire Marshal Red Team.

The on-scene crews include two firefighters, two communication specialists and a Type 6 brush engine from Sweet Home; three members and a Type 3 engine apiece from the Lebanon an...



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