COBURG, Ore. – Lane County fire crews were deployed Thursday to assist with the Wrenthem Market Fire near the Dalles.
The structure protection task force is made up Chad Minter from Coburg Fire Department and an Assistant from McKenzie Fire Department.
There will also be a type 3 Brush team from Eugene-Springfield, South Lane, and Lane Fire Authority.
A type 6 Brush from Pleasant Hill Goshen Fire and Water Tender from Dexter Fire were also deployed, making 14 people in total.
This crew can be deployed for up to 14 days.
Their primary mission will be to protect structures and assist with fighting the fire.
This deployment was part of a Conflagration Act signed by the Governor.