The Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District on the Deschutes National Forest has issued a temporary area closure around the Tepee Fire, currently burning approximately 10 miles southeast of Bend.
Firefighters are responding to two new starts on COFMS protected lands today. The first is the Tepee Fire on the Deschutes National Forest and the second is the Willow Fire that started on Prineville District BLM land north of Madras.
[Condon, Oregon] Minimal fire activity was observed yesterday on the Stubblefield and Lonerock Fires as firefighters continued to mop up remaining hot spots within control lines. Interior burning was observed on the Jennies Peak but posed no threat to the control lines. A cooler, more moist air mass has helped firefighters gain considerable depth on the control lines and they will continue to work today to identify and extinguish any remaining hot spots.
[Condon, Oregon] Minimal fire behavior was observed yesterday as firefighters continued to mop up remaining hot spots within control lines. As a result of the successful suppression efforts, the Gilliam County Sheriff has dropped all remaining evacuation levels related to the Stubblefield and Lonerock Fires. Today firefighters will continue to mop up and patrol the perimeter of each of the fires and begin to repair the firelines used to stop the advance of the fires. Interior smoke may be visible as large fuels continue to burn out.
Inc 714--Stump Springs: SEATs and helicopter are supporting firefighters. Fire behavior was running and torching in grass & brush and creeping in juniper & timber. Aircraft has moderated fire behavior and crews continue to build line. Currently estimated at 3 acres.
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