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Final Update: Cedar Creek Fire Tuesday, November 1

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Cedar Creek Fire QuickFacts 

Size: 127,311 acres

Origin: 15 miles E of Oakridge, OR

Cause: Lightning

Start Date: August 1, 2022

Containment: 70%

Total personnel: 48

This will be the last Cedar Creek Fire Update unless conditions change.  

Over the weekend crews worked on portions of the forest including dozer lines, handlines, and culverts that were impacted during fire operations. Repair work included the removal of debris from culverts and strategically placing foliage, such as logs and branches, across the affected areas. The placement of materials allows the forest to begin the process of returning to its natural state.

Crews worked to remove any remaining equipment, markings, trash, and ribbons used during operations while patrolling the perimeter to ensure any remaining hot spots did not flare up when temperatures rose into the 50’s.  Crews observed very light smoldering in a few isolated locations, which demonstrates the positive effect rainfall is having across the fire ground. Continuing precipitation will further reduce any residual heat across the landscape.

The objectives for containment include the fire perimeter closest to the Oakridge and Westfir communities, the Highway 58 corridor and other important values. The steep terrain located in the northern portions of the fire which extend into the Willamette National Forest are not included in this percentage of containment.

All containment objectives for the Cedar Creek Fire have been achieved. The Type 3 organization currently managing operations will turn control of the Cedar Creek Fire back to the local U.S. Forest Type 4 organization on Thursday, November 3. The Type 4 Team will continue to monitor the fire area throughout the winter.

Weather:  Rain fell across the fire area Monday night and is forecasted to continue throughout today into Wednesday. Additional precipitation and snow is expected this week, with the extended forecast calling for a more typical winter weather pattern to continue.

Closures: Some closures remain in effect on both the Deschutes National Forest and Willamette National Forest. These closures will remain in place until areas impacted by the fire are surveyed for safety risks and crews are able to mitigate these hazards. Please respect Forest closures for firefighter and public safety. Please visit Willamette National Forest and Deschutes National Forest for the most recent closure orders and maps. Pacific Crest Trail hikers should visit pcta.orgfor current information.

Smoke: For current conditions, see Fire.airnow.govoakridgeair.org, and LRAPA- Today’s CurrentAir Quality.

Evacuations: All evacuation levels for Lane County have been lifted. For any questions regarding past evacuations, please visit the Lane County Sheriff’s Office website or call 541-682-4150.  Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office can be reached at 541-693-6911regarding any updates or changes.

 Online: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8307/ |

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

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