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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 Wednesday Sept. 23

Beachie Creek Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 9/23/2020


Minimal fire behavior is expected. Internal pockets of unburnt fuels

and dense understory will continue to smolder until incoming

weather brings rain starting this afternoon. Rainfall will prevent any

additional smoldering and will keep fire activity at a minium.


Smoke levels will remain elevated within the interior of the fires and

around active fire parameters for the remainder of Wednesday.

Areas deep within fire parameters, such as Detroit Lake, will remain

the most impacted by smoke due to proximity. Rain showers are

expected to arrive mid-day and will dampen any remaining smoke.

The entire Willamette Valley will see Good air quality. Winds ahead

of the incoming low-pressure system will increase mixing and

rainfall will scour out any remaining smoke. Low smoke impacts are

expected. Rainfall over the next three days will prevent any

additional build-up of smoke across the region. This will keep

things clean through the remainder of the week.


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