Mustang Complex Fire

Progress On Northwest Fires
4:55 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Firefighters Gain Upper Hand On Northwest Fires

Successful burnout operations reduced the ground fuels, but maintained larger trees in near Sisters, Ore.
Tom Iraci InciWeb

Firefighters are making progress on several massive blazes around the Northwest. In Oregon, the Pole Creek Fire near Sisters is around 70 percent contained. Crews in central Washington are getting the upper hand on the 53,000-acre Wenatchee Complex, where another blaze flared up yesterday. And in Idaho fire bosses report minimal activity at the Mustang Complex along the Idaho-Montana border.

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