The Oregon Department of Forestry announced as of yesterday June 4th they are actively engaged on the Trojan Fire 10 miles SW of Grand Ronde. Currently estimated at about 60 acres, it's on private land with no structures threatened and no road closures.
Six engines and a Type II helicopter are actively fighting the fire, and additional resources from South Fork and contractors are en route. Cause is under investigation. At 3:57p.m. On 6/4/19 crews and resources were dispatched to a fire. At this time they are on scene of the fire that is south of Murphy Hill on Hwy 18. Right now the fire is approx. 10 acres
The weather today has helped fire resources stop the spread of the Trojan Fire and have held the acres burned at 120 acres. The fire is estimated at 5% contained. All resources will continue with mop up and securing the fire perimeter.
The Trojan Fire is estimated at 120 acres now. Fire activity has slowed down due to weather. There will be four engines, a Type II helicopter, 3 hand crews, one South Fork and other contractors equipment on scene for day shift.