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Beachie Creek Fire

Unit Information

Willamette National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Springfield, OR 97477

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Beachie Creek Fire Information
Phone: 509-228-7805
Hours: 8am-8pm

Smoke Outlook for NW Oregon - Willamette Valley 09/21

Beachie Creek Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 9/21/2020


Internal pockets of unburnt fuels and dense understory will

continue to smolder and produce visible smoke. As the

inversion lifts late afternoon, additional smoldering stumps will

become active. Westerly winds and higher humidities will

continue to moderate fire behavior throughout the day.


Smoke levels will remain elevated in and around the most

active fire parameters. Expect to see small columns of smoke

emerging as stumps, roots, and unburnt fuels increase activity

late today. This evening, smoke will pool back into the

drainages with cooler temperatures. Communities of Mill City,

Gates, Detroit, and Estacada will remain the most impacted

due to proximity to the fires. From Eugene to Portland, the

region will see Good to Moderate air quality. Intermittent USG

levels are possible near non-wildland fire pollutant sources,

specifically on the outskirts of Albany and Salem.


As property owners return to evacuated sites, here are some

basic things to know about ash to fully protect yourself, your

family, and your pets: wildfire. Stay safe and check

current air quality conditions at Smoke and Fire Map Daily