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Whitewater Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Detroit Ranger District
Phone: 503-854-3366
Hours: M-F 8:00AM-4:30PM

News Releases — Whitewater Fire

Willamette Fire Update – Augusts 28 Released: 8/28/2017
Weather, Fire Behavior, and Air Quality A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for the fire area until 8:00 p.m. due to a dry and unstable environment. Conditions may be favorable for rapid spread and...
Air Quality Summary - August 27 Released: 8/27/2017
Smoke forecastSeveral fires burning on the Willamette National Forest continute to impact neighboring communities. Fire activity could increase today and tomorrow as warm and dry conditions return to...
Whitewater Fire Update - August 27 Released: 8/27/2017
Weather, Fire Behavior and Air QualityA change toward hotter, drier weather and an accompanying increase in fire activity is expected to continue through tomorrow. A cooling trend is predicted...
Whitewater Fire Update - August 26 Released: 8/26/2017
Weather, Fire Behavior and Air Quality A warmer and drier weather pattern will begin today and is expected to continue through Monday. While fire growth has mellowed for the past few days,...
Air Quality Summary - August 26 Released: 8/26/2017
Smoke forecastSeveral fires burning on the Willamette National Forest continute to impact neighboring communities. Fire activity could increase today and tomorrow as warm and dry conditions return to...
Whitewater and Little Devil Fire - August 25 Released: 8/25/2017
Weather, Fire Behavior and Air QualityA change to a much warmer and drier weather pattern begins today and is expected to continue through Tuesday, possibly longer. Firefighters are preparing for an...
Air Quality Summary - August 25 Released: 8/25/2017
Smoke forecastSeveral fires burning on the Willamette National Forest continute to impact neighboring communities. A more westerly wind will potentially provide some relief in Detroit and...
Whitewater and Little Devil Fire Update - August 24 Released: 8/24/2017
DETROIT RANGER DISTRICT The Whitewater Fire continues to burn in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness and adjacent national forest lands located approximately 13 miles east of Detroit. Crews are taking...
Air Quality Summary - August 24 Released: 8/24/2017
Smoke forecast Several fires burning on the Willamette National Forest continute to impact neighboring communities. A more westerly wind will potentially provide some relief in Detroit and...
Whitewater and Little Devil Fire Update - August 23 Released: 8/23/2017
Air Quality Note:An increase in smoke has caused intermittent unhealthy air quality for the communities of Detroit, Breitenbush, Sisters and McKenzie Bridge. Air quality managers will be installing a...