Swamp Wells Trail Fire south of Bend now 30% contained


The Swamp Wells Trail Fire burning on the Deschutes National Forest is now estimated to be 64 acres.

There was minimal fire activity on the Swamp Wells Trail Fire yesterday and firefighters were able to make good progress cooling hot spots near the perimeter to increase containment.

The Central Oregon Fire Management Service (COFMS) Type 3 Incident Management Team under the command of Jeff Priest is still in command of the fire.

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity for parts of the Deschutes National Forest, Ochoco National Forest and Prineville District BLM. Learn more at: https://www.weather.gov/pdt/

The Swamp Wells Trail Fire was reported at 5:13 p.m. Sunday and engines were immediately dispatched to the fire, which is under investigation.


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