Holloway Fire Contained, Barry Point Fire Stopped

By Jim McCoy Mon 20th August Newswildfires

The state Department of Forestry says the massive Holloway fire is now almost 100 contained. The lightning-caused blaze has scorched 245,505 acres in Oregon and 215,542 acres in Nevada since igniting earlier this month.

Elsewhere, the fire officials say the advance of the Barry Point fire on private lands southwest of Lakeview has been stopped at just under 12,500 acres. The fire has also burned 43,000 acres on U.S. Forest Service lands within Oregon and almost 40,000 acres in Northern California. It is now 48 percent contained.

The Fort Complex stands at 5,632 acres at last report. It is 41 percent contained.

Evacuations and closures remain in effect for residences west of Goose Lake. All other evacuations have been lifted.

 

Search

Focus Today

Focus Today

Video On Demand

Video On Demand

theDove News

theDove News

Sports

Patrick Doyle

Counselling

Patrick Doyle
(c) 2012 UCB USA Inc dba theDove