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Air Quality Advisory Holds Until Sunday

BEND, OR -- Oregon's DEQ renewed an air quality advisory for Deschutes County and eastern Lane County, due to smoke from the Bedrock Fire. It's expected to remain in place until at least Sunday. Intermittent smoke is also predicted for northern Klamath and Lake counties. 

Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on weather. Check current conditions on the Oregon Smoke Information Blog, DEQ’s Air Quality Index, or by downloading the free OregonAIR app on your smartphone.

The Bedrock Fire was first reported in the Willamette National Forest on July 22. As of Friday morning, it's estimated at 15,178 acres and 10% contained.


Photo: The Bedrock Fire burns in the Willamette National Forest, 08/06/2023.

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