Wednesday February 24, 2021

Oregon Strike Team 11 returning home from ‘Camp Fire’

Latest articles

Most popular

Latest Videos


Oregon Strike Team 11
Oregon Strike Team 11

Oregon Strike Team 11 Leader Andy Parker reports in a North Lincoln Fire & Rescue Facebook post that his squad is returning from fighting the California “Camp Fire.”

The team was comprised of crews from Lincoln and Polk counties. Crew members from Newport, Toledo, Depoe Bay, Yachats, Lincoln City, Central Coast, Dallas and Polk County worked on dousing the fire.

“We were assigned structural protection, line construction and prep, triage and prep of homes, search and rescue operations in different areas of the fire,” Parker, Newport Fire Department engineer, said. “Everyone did a great job putting in long hours and a lot of hard work to help with the fire.”

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue firefighters Brian Nordyke, Eric Maestas, Jeff Cutler and Lt. Loren Nordyke are on their way home.

The death toll from the Camp Fire in Northern California increased to 76 Saturday, while the number of people unaccounted for increased to 1,276.

The blaze is 60 percent contained after consuming more than 149,500 acres.

Justin Werner
Justin Werner
Justin is publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and an investigative journalist who finds facts. He's on a mission to seek out truth and isn't afraid to be the tip of the spear for freedom of the press.


Rep. Gomberg announces wildfire recovery public hearings

Representative David Gomberg has announced a special opportunity for wildfire survivors to share their experiences with the House Special Committee on Wildfire Recovery tasked with identifying solutions and support for Oregonians affected by the Labor Day wildfires.

Welcome to the comments section. Feel free to speak your mind about topics raised in this article, but please be aware insulting or hateful comments will be removed. Please don’t abuse the anonymity we provide or we will block your access to this website. Have fun and thank you for engaging in discourse on our site.


  1. Amazing, gallant men. Thank you so much for your service and helping California with the horrible fires. You deserve much praise for your bravery and strength. Glad to have our wonderful Firemen in Oregon!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Need to edit your comment? Send us an email so we can correct it for you!






Total deaths
Updated on February 24, 2021 5:07 pm
Total recovered
Updated on February 24, 2021 5:07 pm
Total active cases
Updated on February 24, 2021 5:07 pm

This website is hosted and maintained by Wernerhost.

Our mission is to provide clients with everything needed to be successful online.

If you need our services, click here.