11 Sep '17, 7pm

#USArmy @OregonGuard work around the clock to contain wildfires across the state.

#USArmy @OregonGuard work around the clock to contain wildfires across the state.

BROOKINGS, Ore. -- A sky full of ash looms overhead while Oregon Army and Air National Guard members work around the clock to help contain the threats of wildfires across the state. As of September 8, 2017, nearly 600 Oregon Guardsmen have volunteered to join the fight against the wildfires, working alongside local, state and federal agencies to battle one of the worst fire seasons in Oregon's history. The largest of these fires, which was started by lightning strikes back in July, continues to burn Southern Oregon in the rural areas around the town of Brookings. With a total of 177,301 acres burned so far, relief crews work nonstop to contain the threat and prevent it from spreading and endangering local populations and structures. "Everyday on the way out to the fire lines we pass through the town of Brookings and the locals are always waving at us with smiles on their f...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/193629/

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