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Update: Monday, July 21, 2014 – 8pm
FIRE NAME: Buzzard Complex- East Zone
IMT: Greg Poncin
TODAY’S ACTIVITY: Firefighters continued mop up and patrol of fire lines today. A mix of scattered showers and thunderstorms occurred over the fire area this afternoon, with some areas receiving no rainfall and others getting up to a ¼ inch of precipitation.
The 140 firefighters temporarily camped at Crowley will be returning to the Incident Command Post at Juntura this evening. Once again, the fire line will be staffed overnight to continue mop up and patrol operations. A total of 348 fire personnel are assigned including 9 Type 2 crews, 17 engines, 4 dozers and support aircraft.
A transfer of command will occur on Wednesday at 6 a.m. when the Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team (Greg Poncin) leaves and Oregon Interagency Incident Management Team 4 (Brian J. Watts) resumes management of the entire fire perimeter in both zones.