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“Everything looks pretty good” at the Barker Canyon Complex

Firefighting resources will begin demobilizing from the fire today


A map of the Barker Canyon Complex and Manilla Creek Complex fires from

With mop-up objectives nearly met in the South Branch (Barker Canyon) and approaching 80 percent complete in the North Branch (Leahy Fire), the Washington Interagency Incident Management Team #4 (WIIMT #4) announced today that firefighting resources will begin demobilizing today and tomorrow, and that it plans to transition the management of the 92,000-acre Complex to a Type IV incident management team Sunday, September 16, 2012.

Approximately 100 demobilized firefighters – hand crew members, single resources, equipment operators, and a strike team of engines – will be reassigned to oth...

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