Atiyeh, 72, was final seen on September 7 earlier than the Beachie Creek Hearth exploded throughout in a single day hours within the space the place his house was situated.
“The Atiyeh household has obtained affirmation from the Marion County Sheriff’s workplace, that the stays discovered on George Atiyeh’s property, was in reality him,” Aniese Mitchell, Atiyeh’s daughter, posted on Fb late Friday evening.
Mitchell thanked mates, household and the group for his or her help throughout this time and requested that any donations made in her father’s honor be directed to Opal Creek Historical Forest Heart.
A windstorm September 7 reworked the fireplace in a single day from 469 acres to greater than 131,000 acres.
As of Saturday, the fireplace has burned greater than 192,000 acres and is 52% contained. it’s anticipated to be totally contained by October 31, the InciWeb system mentioned.