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Fire danger remains extreme across Central Oregon. Jean Nelson-Dean at Deschutes National Forests says they are dividing personnel into smaller groups and assigning handwashing stations to slow the spread of the virus. Fire Incident Management Teams are assigned and moved to locations dependent on components such as containment. Firefighters have a work schedule of a maximum of 14 days followed by 2 days of rest. So the changeover provides time for them to regroup between fires.

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