Fremont-Winema National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1301 S. G St.
Lakeview, OR 97630
Fire Summary:Chiloquin Fire Chief Mike Cook said, "We are lifting all evacuation orders effective tomorrow at 9 a.m. September, 15. Access to Road 422 North will be at noon. Highway 62 and Road 422 remain closed to the public."
After the orders expire residents can enter these areas. They must show proof of residency before entering. Non-residents cannot enter. Please give residents space to allow them a safe return home.
The fire has not grown and remains at 14,536 acres. Containment increased to 15 percent. Today’s forecasted high winds did not arrive over the fire. Firefighters and the National Guard troops improved the fire’s control line and held the fire today.
Tonight's Facebook live meeting is available on the fire's Facebook page. The link above allows anyone to view the meeting.
Safety remains our top priority. This includes preventing COVID-19. Personnel continue to follow the Center for Disease Control guidelines. This means limiting personal contact in fire camp and the community. The fire camp remains closed to the public and media.
This is the final evening update pending any major changes to fire activity.