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The latest details on fires burning in Oregon

Here's what we know right now about the wildfires burning across Oregon.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Editor's note: Please click here to view the latest information on wildfires in the Pacific Northwest.

Despite a wet winter across much of the Pacific Northwest, fire season is now well underway in Oregon and Washington after successive weeks of hot, dry weather heading into summer. Fire officials have predicted above-average potential for dangerously large fires for nearly all of Washington and a broad swath of Oregon this year.

There are currently multiple wildfires burning in the region, the details of which will be continuously updated below. Note: No fire that is more than 90% contained will be listed. Information about fire acreage and containment percentage are approximate.

The updates below are for the morning of September 8, 2023. 

Flat Fire

  • Location: In the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, two miles southeast of Agness and east of Gold Beach.
  • Acreage: 34,242 acres
  • Cause: Believed to be human-caused but the particulars are still under investigation.
  • Began: July 15
  • Containment: 70%
  • Closures: Highway 199 is closed north of Gasquet. The Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest has issued a closure order for the fire area, including trails, roads, and a portion of the Illinois River.
  • Evacuations: Level 1 "Get Ready" evacuation orders for areas around the fire remain in place, as of Wednesday morning.
  • More info: Visit the Flat Fire information page on Facebook or go to the Flat Fire's entry on Inciweb.

Bedrock Fire

  • Location: Near the Bedrock Campground in the Fall Creek area southeast of Eugene.
  • Acreage: 31,590 acres
  • Cause: Under investigation
  • Began: July 22
  • Containment: 90%
  • Closures: The Willamette National Forest has reduced its closure order and many trails and other recreation sites have reopened.
  • Evacuations: A small area to the west of the western edge of the fire remained under a Level 2 "Be Set" evacuation order.
  • More info: Visit the Bedrock Fire information page on Facebook or go to the Bedrock Fire's entry on Inciweb.

RELATED: Bedrock Fire near Eugene prompts Level 3 (Go Now) evacuations

RELATED: Lookout Fire in Lane County expands closures to include Blue Pool, Sahalie Falls and other popular recreation areas

Lookout Fire

  • Location: In the Willamette National Forest, three miles north of the community of McKenzie Bridge.
  • Acreage: 24,442 acres
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Began: August 5
  • Containment: 30%
  • Closures: Highway 242, McKenzie Highway, is closed between milepost 61-76, 14 miles west of Sisters, Oregon to just east of the junction with Highway 126. Highway 126 is currently open.
  • Evacuations: There are multiple Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 evacuation orders that remain in effect, though evacuation levels in several zones could be reduced over the next few days. For the latest on evacuation notices in Lane County, click here. For the latest on Linn County evacuations, click here.
  • More info: Visit the Lookout Fire's information page on Facebook and this evacuation info page or go to the Lookout Fire's entry on Inciweb.

Camp Creek Fire

  • Location: Less than two miles from the Bull Run reservoirs near Sandy
  • Acreage: 1,902 acres
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Began: Aug. 24
  • Containment: 16%
  • Closures: The Sandy Ridge Recreation Area and the Barlow Wayside Park are temporarily closed.
  • Evacuations: There are currently no evacuations.
  • More info: Visit the Camp Creek Fire's entry on Inciweb.

RELATED: Bull Run water remains safe to drink despite growing wildfire nearby, officials say

Tyee Ridge Complex Fire

  • Location: Southeast of Roseburg
  • Acreage: 7,476 acres
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Began: Aug. 24
  • Containment: 44%
  • Closures: People are asked to avoid Hubbard Creek Road at Millwood Drive.
  • EvacuationsThere is a Level 3 "Go Now" evacuation notice for people in the 11000 block of Hubbard Creed Road to Millwood Drive. A Level 2 "Be Ready" evacuation order is in place from Hubbard Creek Road from the Millwood Drive intersection to Melqua Road. There is a Level 1 "Be Set" evacuation order for Tyee Road at the intersection with Rock Creek Road to Fanchin Lane.
  • More info: Visit the Tyee Ridge Complex Fire's official Facebook page or check the fire's entry on Inciweb.

Smith River Complex North Fire (Oregon side)

  • Location: On the southwest Oregon/California border
  • Acreage: 85,543 acres/10,261 acres in Oregon
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Began: Aug. 15
  • Containment: 19%
  • Closures: Highway 199 is open, but drivers should expect delays. Visit the U.S. Forest Service's website here for information about the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest's road closures. Check the Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District's website for details on an emergency closure of public lands near the Oregon/California border.
  • Evacuations: A Level 2 "Get Ready" evacuation order is in place for O'Brien and the Takilma area. A Level 1 "Be Set" evacuation order is in effect north to Cave Junction.
  • More info: Visit the Smith Complex North Fire's official Facebook page or the fire's entry on Inciweb.

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