Oregon’s Bootleg Fire had grown to 303,791 acres (about 475 square miles) as of July 19, with officials saying it was 25 percent contained.
“This fire is a real challenge, and we are looking at sustained battle for the foreseeable future,” Incident Commander Joe Hessel said on July 19.
This footage shows a sprinkler truck – part of a firefighting “strike team” – hosing down trees.
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