More Than 300 Structures Destroyed By Holiday Farm Fire, So Far

Sep 15, 2020

Screen grab of a video taken by KEZI reporter Chris Lueneburg during a media tour of the Holiday Farm Fire on Sept. 14.
Credit Chris Lueneburg/KEZI/Pool Footage

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Urban Search and Rescue Team working on the Holiday Farm Fire announced they completed 431 structural evaluations in the area. Results showed 308 structures were destroyed, 7 were failed, and 14 were damaged. The remaining 102 structures had no reported damage.

The search and rescue team started on the eastern side in the community of Rainbow and are expected to continue along the west down Highway 126.

Officials said they plan to assess structures in the community of Blue River on Tuesday afternoon. About 30 percent of the 1,018 structures have been evaluated, so far.

The fire size was reported to be approximately 161,573 acres and is 6 percent contained, as of Tuesday afternoon. There are currently 767 personnel assigined to the fire.

Another virtual information meeting for people affected by the fire is scheduled to take place on the Holiday Farm Fire Facebook page on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Lane County partners say they're working on a process to release results and more detailed information with property owners in the area. The Lane County Office of Emergency Management Call Center is available to assist homeowners and residents with damage assessment information. They can be reached at: 541-682-3977.

 

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