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*:  Moderate for all areas
As of September 23, 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, have been combined under the new Deception Complex as of August 21, 2014.

  • You will find all new information for all three under the Deception Complex on InciWeb. 
  • Please update your links.

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 ~ 312 kb) - Willamette National Forest 
    Updated closure area: September 4, 2014
    • The following trails are closed within the closure area:
      • Lawler Trail #3473
      • Deception Trail #3466
    • Larison Rock Trail #3607 is open
    • Please see the closure order for the list of roads that are open and roads that are closed in the area.
      • Change from last closure order: Road 2102 is now closed.  
  • 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

McKenzie River Ranger District Fires

Update: August 17, 2014

  • Hagan fire is contained.
  • The other fires from last week are out, with two small fires contained at this point. 

Update: August 13, 2014

The district is dealing with approximately 10 fires, the largest of which is located on the east-facing slopes of Mt Hagan. They have a line around that one, including some hose lay. It was about 7 acres last night; their other fires are small (1/10th to ¼ acre) – and several of those in the wilderness.

 

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 8-11-2014
    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 ~ 835 kb)
    Map of Closure Area showing Pamelia Limited Entry Area (pdf ~ 449 kb)
    Revised: August 11, 2014
    • Pamelia Limited Entry Area: (see map)
      • Pamelia Lake Zone is open
      • Hunts Cove Zone is closed
      • Coyote/ Shale Lake Zone - portion accessible from the Pacific Crest Trail is open. 
    • The following trails are closed:
      • Bingham Tr. #3421
      • Hunts Cove Tr. #3430
      • Hunts Creek Tr. #3440 south of the intersection with Hunts Creek to the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 (accessing Hunts Cove Area)
      • Old Hunts Cove Tr. #3451
      • Minto Mountain Tr. #3448
      • Newport Drive Tr. #3438
      • Lake of the Woods Tr. #3493 north of the Swallow Lake Tr. #3488 junction
    • Trails still open within closure area include:
      • Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000
      • Pamelia Tr. #3439
      • Hunts Creek Tr. #3440 north of the intersection with Hunts Creek crossing.       
      • Swallow Lake Tr. #3488 east of the junction of Lake ofthe Woods Tr. #3493
      • Lake of the Woods Tr. #3488 south of the junction with Swallow Lake Tr. #3488. 
      • Grizzly Peak. Tr. #3428

Neighboring Forests 

Bridge 99 Complex (on Deschutes National Forest)

Fire on the Deschutes National Forest in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness -  the includes the Bridge 99 and the Bear Butte 2 fires.

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

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