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Cedar Creek Fire August 30, 2022 Daily Update – 10:00 AM

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Cedar Creek Fire Quick Facts

Size: 7,821 acres

Contained: 12% 

Start Date: August 1, 2022

Location: 15 miles E of Oakridge, OR

Cause: Lightning

Total personnel: 821

Resources:13 engines, 11 crews, 30 heavy equipment, 8 helicopters

Community Meeting Today August 30th at 6:00PM ~ Greenwaters Park Community Building 

Community Meeting: A community meeting will be held Today, August 30th, 6:00PM at Greenwaters Park Community Building, 48362 Highway 58, Oakridge, Oregon. For those unable to attend in person, the meeting will be streamed live on the Cedar Creek Fire Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CedarCreekFire2022.

Current Situation: Helicopters were successful in completing a critical segment of fireline by dropping retardant on an inaccessible ridge outside of the Wilderness east of Edith Creek drainage. Retardant, once its dries becomes less effective but can be rehydrated from water drops and becomes almost as effective as when originally applied. Helicopter operations may be visible to visitors at the Salt Creek Falls Day Use Area and to motorists on HWY 58. Please observe and adhere to directional signage in the area. Downsizing of crews and equipment has started where work has been completed. An appropriate number of resources to manage the fire for community, firefighter, and natural resource safety will be maintained. On the Slapjack Fire, firefighters are gridding, walking strategically in burned areas spaced out in a line to find and extinguish pockets of heat. Crews are also focusing on suppression repair by doing activities like adding water bars to firelines which prevent sedimentation in preparation for seasonal rains.

Today’s Activities: Crews are constructing direct hand line along the southeast flank of the fire connecting the fire edge that reached Waldo Lake with dozer line outside of the wilderness. Burn operations continue along the southwest edge of the fire tying into the 2421 road. Fire activity has the potential to increase today driven by hot, dry, and unstable weather. Smoke columns maybe visible today as the fire consumes unburned interior vegetation. On alternate lines south of the  fire crews are working on chipping and removing debris from culverts.

Evacuations: Currently, there are no evacuations in place.

Weather: A red flag warning is in place today for hot and dry conditions with temperatures in the 90s.  East to north west winds 3-6 mph, gusts to 12mph in the afternoon. Humidity below 20%.

Closures: An expanded Area Closure is in place as of August 23rd for the Cedar Creek Fire. This includes all trailheads and dispersed camping west and north of Waldo Lake. The lake, campgrounds, and trails (including the PCT) on the east side remain open. A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) is in place.

RestrictionsFire restrictions are in place on the Willamette National Forest with the exception of the Three Sisters, Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, Waldo Lake, and Diamond Peak Wilderness areas.

Smoke: Smoke Forecast Outlooks are available at https://outlooks.wildlandfiresmoke.net/outlook

Fire Information: Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM | Phone: 541-201-2335 | Email[email protected]

Onlinehttps://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8307/ | https://www.facebook.com/CedarCreekFire2022/ | https://www.facebook.com/willamettenf | https://twitter.com/willametteNF |

YouTubehttps://www.tinyurl.com/cedarcreekfireyoutube

Cedar Creek Fire
Public Information Officer
(541)201-2335

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