The Swamp Wells Trail Fire burning on the Deschutes National Forest is now 30% contained at 64 acres. Crews are continuing to mop-up the fire burning approximately one mile south of Boyd Cave approximately 9 miles south of Bend.
In coordination with the Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team managing the fire, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are dropping all evacuation notices around the Grandview Fire.
The @NWSPendleton has issued a Red Flag Warning for tomorrow, (August 5) for "abundant lighting" across most of Central Oregon.
Keep up with fire information by following us here at @CentralORFire, visiting us online at: https://centraloregonfire.org or calling us at 541-316-7711.
PDT issues Red Flag Warning till Aug 05, 11:00 PM PDT https://nwschat.weather.gov/vtec/#2021-O-NEW-KPDT-FW-W-0013
This afternoon the Cole Canyon Fire is ~100 acres & has line around 70% of the perimeter. Throughout the morning SEATs and helos were used to slow fire & allow firefighters to use direct tactics to complete construction of the fireline. The fire is 7 miles NE of Monument.
Wildfire smoke continues to affect the area. Actions to take if smoke reduces air quality in your area are: keep windows and doors closed, reduce time spent in smoky areas, avoid vigorous outdoor activities. To check your current air quality level, go to: http://fire.airnow.gov.
*Actualización al español próximamente*
Today, DEQ and its partners issued an #AirQuality advisory for Southern, Central & NE OR due to #smoke from wildfires. Advisory to last thru Fri. a.m.
Details on our #blog: http://oregonsmoke.blogspot.com. #StaySafe 1/2
The Harvey Gap fire on the @OchocoNatForest held overnight at under an acre.
The Keller Springs Fire near Opal Mountain on @ODF_COD protected private lands had a small spot outside of the line this AM but firefighters quickly knocked it down. Fire 95% contained at 2 acres.
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