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.
Prineville Bureau of Land Mgmt. fuels specialists will burn 66 acres of hand piles along Innes Market & Dusty Loop Roads today. No road/trail closures. Smoke should be minimal, but could be seen from adjacent roads & neighborhoods & could settle into low-lying areas overnight.
🔥Bend-Fort Rock RD fuels specialists will resume pile burning today & cont. through Fri. if conditions are favorable. Piles are located near Skyliners Rd 5 miles west of Bend. Smoke/fire will be visible from Skyliners Rd for several days. Crews monitor piles until declared out.
The Bend-Fort Rock RD is resuming pile burning across the district this week & will continue ignitions into the new year as favorable conditions exist. Piles are dispersed across the district.
🔥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
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