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The largest wildfire in Oregon has now grown to 515,000 acres in size, but fire crews are making progress. Its now 50% contained.  Its in southeastern Oregon near the Oregon-Nevada border.  Meantime, near Burns, the 55,000 acre Miller Homestead Fire recently exploded to 110,000 acres and evacuations were ordered.  The community of Frenchglen, residents of South Harney Lake, livestock, grazing allotments, wildlife and habitat continue to be affected.  Today, over 400 personnel, helicopters, air tankers, engines, dozers and water tenders are working there  to re-establish control lines.

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.