'Significant Progress' on Pole Creek fire

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Pole Creek fire update September 17
  • Pole Creek fire update September 17
  • Large Ponderosa pines sit within an area where successful burnout operations reduced the ground fuels but maintained larger trees - Credit_Tom Iraci.jpeg
  • Retardant drop along 16 road south of Three Creeks Lake - Credit_Glenn Miller.jpeg
  • Late afternoon shot of the smoke column Credit - Glenn Miller.jpeg
  • Helicopter drops water on the fire with the North Sister in the background - Credit_Dan Komning.jpeg
  • Thermagel mixing station Credit - Mary Ellen Fitzgerald.jpeg
  • Forest crew chipping ground fuels along roadway - Credit_Tom Iraci.jpeg
Pole Creek fire update September 17
The Pole Creek trailhead, where flames destroyed 4 vehicles and damaged others. Photo by Rita Dyer