🔥Fuels specialists resume pile burning today on the Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District. Piles slated for ignitions today and tomorrow are located near Crane Prairie Reservoir, west & east of Sunriver, southeast of La Pine and east of Lava Butte.
The Bend-Fort Rock RD plans to ignite 257 acres of piles NE of Tumalo Falls adjacent to FS Road 4601. Ignitions begin tomorrow and last through the week. Smoke will likely be visible from Bend & surrounding areas.
Sisters Ranger District plans to conduct 8 acres of landing pile burning operations along Forest Service Road 12 located 15 miles NW of the Sisters community. Ignitions are slated to begin today and last through Fri. if conditions remain favorable.
Sisters Ranger District Continues Pile Burning Throughout Week
Sisters Ranger District plans to conduct 120 acres of pile burning adjacent to the southern portion of Suttle Lake located 15 miles northwest of the town of Sisters. Ignitions are slated for today and expected to be completed by end of the day.
🔥Fuels specialists have completed ignitions on the 44 acres of piles adjacent to Hwy 97 between Lava Butte and Vandevert Rd. Motorists can expect to see smoke and flames from the roadway. Firefighters will monitor the piles until they are declared out.
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