As smoke continues to blanket central Oregon communities from wildfires throughout Oregon and northern California we are offering a few quick tips on how to create a cleaner air environment until air quality returns to healthy levels.
advisory Tuesday for Central Oregon and Southern Oregon, plus parts of Oregon Cascades and Eastern Oregon due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Northern California.
Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Grant, Harney, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake and Malheur counties are under advisory until at least Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters on the @OchocoNatForest completed the 1,236-acre prescribed burn located 3 mi NE of Sugar Creek CG yesterday. Crews are securing and patrolling fire lines today and preparing for a prescribed burn west of Big Summit Prairie tomorrow.
❌All prescribed fire ignitions on the @DesNatlForest have been cancelled today due to unfavorable conditions. Firefighters are mopping up and patrolling yesterday's ignitions.
If conditions remain favorable Weds., fuels specialists plan to burn an additional 445 acres near Pine Mountain & continue ignitions on the 364-acre prescribed burn located six miles south of Sisters.
Winds from the southeast are pushing smoke from today’s #prescribedfire near the junction of FSR 16/1514 away from the town of Sisters this afternoon.
Ignitions on the 180-acre #prescribedburn 5 miles SE of Pine Mountain are 90% complete.
Ignitions on the #prescribedburn 6 miles NW of La Pine near Pringle Falls Experimental Station are progressing well and meeting the prescriptions for desired fire effects on the landscape.
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