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Monday, June 13, 2011

CA-MDF-COUGAR Wildland Fire - 1800 Acres, 90% Contained. #WildFire

Cougar fire in Modoc County near the Oregon border.
Cougar fire in Modoc County near the Oregon border.


MODOC, Cali. - The Cougar Butte Fire in the Modoc National Forest.
 Location: Modoc County near the Oregon border. 2 miles south of the Lava Beds Monument.
 Cause: The Forest Service said the fire started as the result of burning debris near Cougar Butte and said the cause remains under investigation. - A fire is burning in northeastern California; fire fighters say debris burning caused it.
Structure threats:  No structures currently threatened, but there are high voltage lines and a natural gas pipeline in the area that are areas of concern.



06/13/2011
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Continue to mop-up from containment lines in-ward at least 1,000 feet in on all divsions.Demobilization of resources continues on the Cougar Incident, CA-MDF.
06/12/2011
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Demobilization of resources continues on the Cougar Incident, CA-MDF.
06/12/2011
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Demob will begin today on the Cougar Incident, CA-MDF, which remains at 90 percent containment.
06/11/2011
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The Cougar Incident, CA-MDF, is 90 percent contained.

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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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