Fire Information

Fire fighters in blaze at Clark Fire 2003All our information about the current fire situation, including fire precaution levels and public use restrictions is provided by Eugene Interagency Communication Center (EICC).

Fire Fighters at Clark Fire ~ 2003

Current Situation

Industrial Fire Precaution Level: I
As of  September 25, 2014 

Fire Danger Level*:  Low for all areas
As of October 18, 2014

Public use restrictions: NO

Closures: YES - See below.

(*Fire Danger Level is also known as Public Awareness Level or Adjective Class)

Fires & Fire Closures

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Middle Fork Ranger District Fires

Deception Complex

September 4, 2014:
Three separate wildfire complexes, Staley, Deception Creek and Middle Fork Ranger District Initial Attack, were combined as Deception Complex on August 21, 2014.

Additional updates:

Deception Creek Closures
There are 2 closures - one on the Willamette National Forest and the other adjacent to it on the Umpqua National Forest

  • Closure Order including map of area (pdf ~ 365 kb) - Willamette National Forest 
    Updated closure area: December 23, 2014
    • The following roads and trails are affected by this closure:
      • Highway 58 will is open to the public.
      • Forest Road 1700 is open to the public.
      • Forest Roads 5850 is open to the public.
      • Forest Roads 2102 and all of its associated spur roads will remain open to the public.
      • Forest Roads 5847 is open to the public.
      • Trail 3466 (Deception) is closed within the affected area.
      • All other roads and trails within the affected area are closed to public entry
  • The Umpqua National Forest has a closure for an area adjacent to the Willamette National Forest to cover an area affected by the Deception Fire.

West Side of Waldo Lake Closure

  • Update 8/27/2014:  Closure Lifted Friday 8/29/2014

Staley Closure 

  • Update 9/16/2014: Closure lifted Tuesday 9/16/2014

Detroit Ranger District Fires

Bingham Complex

Fire on the Detroit Ranger District in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness started by lightning on July 13, 2014

  • Update 10-17-2014
    Information (including closures and maps) about the Bingham Complex  is available on InciWeb under the Bingham Complex Fire 
  • Closure Order including map of area (pdf ~ 563 kb)
    Revised: October 17, 2014
    • The following trails are closed:
      • Bingham Trail #3421
      • Lake of the Woods Tr. #3493 north of the Bingham Trail #3421 junction and south of the Hunts Creek Trail #3440 junction.

Neighboring Forests 

Fire closure in Bull of the Woods Wilderness ~ Mt. Hood National Forest

  • A portion of Bagby Trail #544 in the Bull of the Woods Wilderness  on the Mt. Hood National Forest is closed for fire. 
  • This affects hikers on the Willamette National Forest on Whetstone Trail, Battle Ax Mountain Trail and people heading out to Bagby Trail from Elk Lake Campground.
  • Closure order and map (Mt Hood National Forest)
    August 12, 2014

Fire Management Information

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