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Crews fighting wildfires in Colorado, Utah and Arizona are dispatched from around the nation, including the northwest.  The U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management reports about 2000 Oregon and Washington firefighters are working fires right now.  Maria Thimai with the BLM says there are specialty teams, like the Redmond “Hotshots.”  Other firefighters are private contractors, some are BLM employees and some a veterans participating in a National Employment Program.

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  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.