Inciweb information was updated: 1 month ago
The Cedar Creek Fire began August 1, 2022 when a lightning storm caused 20 to 30 new fires on the Willamette National Forest. The incident is currently being managed by the Eastern Area Silver Incident Management Team.
The fire location includes steep, rugged terrain which has posed a challenge for access. The fire does cover land that includes wilderness and roadless areas. Firefighters will engage directly on the fire's edge where it is safe to do so. Indirect line may be built in areas where access is not possible and/or unsafe. Aircraft is being utilized as weather conditions allow to support firefighters on the ground. Suppression repair work is occurring around the area as well as hazard mitigations taking place.
Smoke: For current conditions, see Fire.airnow.gov, oakridgeair.org and Smoke Outlooks.
Evacuations: Notices are in place in Lane County. View the Interactive Evacuation Map.
Closures: An area closure is in effect for parts of the Willamette National Forest and the Deschutes National Forest. A closure is in effect for both the Waldo Lake Wilderness and Three Sisters Wilderness. Waldo Lake and Cultus Lake are both closed to the public.