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Windigo, Potter, Big Swamp Daily Update 09/04

Windigo Fire
News - 09/04/2022

Fire Information Phone: 541-625-0687   Email: 2022.Windigo@firenet.govPotter Fire InciWeb: Fire InciWeb: Big Swamp InciWeb:

WATCH FOR FIRE TRAFFIC: Throughout your Labor Day holiday weekend, remember you are sharing the road with wildland fire crews in the area. We ask everyone to slow down and stay vigilant to keep the community and our firefighters safe. 
Weather: Temperatures from high 70's to mid 80's with humidity around 20%. Winds will be light, less than 10 mph. Next week, temperatures return to the 80's. 
Big Swamp Fire: Crews continue mop up, repair work on exterior lines and road grading operations.
Potter Fire: Suppression repair work went well and crews will be moving logs and brush that pose a hazard to driving on road systems. Firefighters continue to patrol outer edges of fire. 
Camel Hump Fire: Local firefighter resources will continue to patrol the area; no heat has been detected in the past 24 hours.
Windigo Fire: Mop up is complete, resources will continue to patrol and be ready to secure any additional heat that may pose a threat to control lines. Fire Suppression work includes chipping and road repair and grading along the 60 Road. 
Resources: 11 hand crews, 10 engines, 2 dozers, 11 water tenders, 1 helicopter,  Total personnel 404.
Closures: The Pacific Crest Trail is open. The Deschutes and Umpqua National Forests (NF) has fire closures around the Windigo fire. The Willamette National Forest reduced fire closures around the Big Swamp Fire, opening many roads south of Diamond Drive (Forest Road 21). To provide for public and firefighter safety, the Umpqua NF issued a closure for the Camel Hump Fire. More information at: Umpqua National Forest Alerts "" Willamette NF:, and Deschutes NF: Help keep firefighters safe by adhering to the closure orders! 
FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Campfires in designated campgrounds or picnic areas only, in fixed permanent metal fire pits. Open fires are not allowed in dispersed campsites. Check the Willamette and Umpqua National Forest websites for specific public use fire restrictions. 
Windigo Fire Size: Approx. 1,007 acres Containment: 99% Location: 20 mi SW of La Pine, OR Cause: Lightning

Potter Fire Size: Approx. 629 acres  Containment: 96% Location: 8 mi NE of Toketee Lake   Cause: Lightning

Camel Hump Fire Size: Approx. 6 acres  Containment: 100% Location: 6 miles SW of Potter Mountain Cause: Lightning

Big Swamp Fire Size: Approx. 110 acres  Containment: 97% Location: 6.5 mi N of Lemolo Lake Cause: Lightning