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Potato Hill Fire

Unit Information

Willamette National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3106 Pierce Parkway
Springfield, OR 97477

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Incident Contact

McKenzie River Ranger District
Phone: 541-822-3381
Hours: M-F 8:00AM-4:30PM

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For information contact the McKenzie River Ranger District, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at (541) 822-3381

POTATO HILL FIRE (199 acres)

Location: McKenzie Ranger District, west of FSR 2690 and south of Highway 20

Cause: unknown


All Willamette National Forest Fires: inciweb.nwcg.gov/unit/3860/


Forest Closure Information (Roads, Campgrounds, Trails)
www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/willamette/alerts-notices


Travel Information

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginTuesday August 29th, 2017 approx. 01:30 PM
LocationBetween Forest Road 830 and Highway 20 south of the Lost Lake campground
Coordinates44.426 latitude, -121.917 longitude

Current Situation

Size199 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Heavy Logging Slash

Timber (Litter and Understory)