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Knoll Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

McKenzie River Ranger District
Phone: 541-822-3381
Hours: M-F 8 am - 4:30 pm

August 8 Evening Update - Knoll Fire

Knoll Fire Wildfire
News – 8/8/2021

The Knoll Fire is estimated to be approximately 50 acres. Fire activity caused smoke to be visible from Highway 126 today. Firefighters are utilizing a combination of constructed line, existing roads, and natural features, along with aerial resources to limit fire spread. Out of concern for public and firefighter safety, the McKenzie River Trail (#3507) is closed from Trail Bridge Tailhead to Frissell Boat Launch. There are numerous hazards that pose a danger to public safety including active fire in the river bottom and falling trees making river travel unsafe through the fire area.