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Potato Hill Fire

Unit Information

Willamette National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3106 Pierce Parkway
Springfield, OR 97477

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Incident Contact

McKenzie River Ranger District
Phone: 541-822-3381
Hours: M-F 8:00AM-4:30PM

News Releases — Potato Hill Fire

Willamette Fire Update - September 4 Released: 9/4/2017
Significant Fire Growth Expected with Clear SkiesAll weather factors are lining up for significant fire growth today and Tuesday, due to a strong easterly flow across the Cascade Crest that should...
Willamette Fire Update - September 3 Released: 9/3/2017
Red Flag Warning Extended with High Temperatures and Dry Conditions A Red Flag Warning is in effect and has been extended through Tuesday due to dry conditions and near record temperatures. The...
Air Quality Summary - September 3 Released: 9/3/2017
Smoke The Whitewater fire continues to produce smoke and haze impacting Breitenbush and Detroit. Smoke from the Jones, Rebel and Horse Creek Complex fires continues to impact the communities of...
Willamette Fire Update - September 2 Released: 9/2/2017
Fire Weather Today Similar to Large Growth Days on the Whitewater Fire in Early August Expect to see large smoke columns today. A Red Flag Warning is in effect Saturday through Monday due to dry...
Air Quality Summary - September 2 Released: 9/2/2017
Smoke: The Whitewater fire continues to produce smoke and haze impacting Breitenbush and Detroit. Smoke from the Jones, Rebel and Horse Creek Complex fires continues to impact the communities of...
Willamette Fire Update - September 1 Released: 9/1/2017
Hotter, Drier Weather Will Lead to Smoke Columns and Increased Fire Growth Expect to see smoke columns and moderate fire growth today. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect Saturday through Monday...
Air Quality Summary - September 1 Released: 9/1/2017
Smoke: Yesterday's afternoon winds brought clearer conditions to the western Cascade region. The Whitewater fire continues to produce smoke and haze impacting Breitenbush and Detroit. Smoke from the...
Air Quality Summary - August 31 Released: 8/31/2017
SmokeYesterday's afternoon winds brought clearer conditions to the western Cascade region. The Whitewater fire continues to produce smoke and haze impacting Breitenbush and Detroit. Smoke from the...
Willamette Fire Update - August 31 Released: 8/31/2017
Weather, Fire Behavior, and Air QualityHigher humidity and light west northwest winds may bring favorablefirefighting conditions today. A high pressure system is anticipated to buildtonight with...
Firefighters respond to new Potato Hill Fire West of Hoodoo Ski Area Released: 8/30/2017
Fire LocationThe Potato Hill Fire was reported the afternoon of August 29. It is burning west of FSR 2690 and south of Highway 20 in brush and timber. Current Status and Projected...