Rum Creek Fire

Clatsop County Task Force 20 responded to the Rum Creek Fire in Josephine County on Aug. 27.

Saturday afternoon, Clatsop County’s Task Force 20 was deployed to the Rum Creek Fire, Seaside Chief Joey Daniels said. Division Chief David Rankin is task force leader along with Gearhart Fire Chief Josh Como as assistant task force leader.

The team assembled after Gov. Kate Brown declared a conflagration for the fire, clearing the way for the state fire marshal to mobilize firefighters and equipment to assist local teams battling the fire.

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