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Watson Creek Fire

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Fremont-Winema National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Oregon
Lakeview, OR 97630

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News Releases — Watson Creek Fire

Watson Creek Fire Final Update 9/7/2018 Released: 9/7/2018
South Central Oregon Interagency Fire Incident Management Team 3 expects to have fulfilled its objectives early next week and restore management of the Watson Creek Fire to the Fremont-Winema...
Watson Creek Fire Daily Update 9/6/2018 Released: 9/6/2018
Fire crews continue to mop-up and perform suppression repair along the fire boundary and within the interior. The Level 1 – Be Ready – evacuation status for Lakeview Estates will be...
Watson Creek Daily Update 9/5/2018 Released: 9/5/2018
There will be a community meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at the Paisley Community Center to update the public on the Watson Creek Fire. The most current information available will be shared, as well as...
Watson Creek Update 9-4-18 Released: 9/4/2018
South Central Oregon Interagency Fire IMT3Leland Hunter, Incident CommanderColey Neider, IC trainee Watson Creek Fire UpdateTuesday, September 4, 2018South Central Oregon Interagency Fire...
Watson Creek Daily Update, Labor Day, September 3, 2018 Released: 9/3/2018
Happy Labor Day to the people of Lake County! Northwest Incident Management Team 6 would like to thank the people of Lake County, from Silver Lake to Lakeview, for their cooperation,...
Watson Creek Fire Daily Update 9-2-18 Released: 9/2/2018
As the fire grows closer to full containment, the number of fire crews, engines, and equipment will continue to decrease. It is the goal of the incident management team to retain the appropriate...
Watson Creek Fire Update 9-1-18 Released: 9/2/2018
Friday’s early morning infrared imagery showed a hot spot outside of fire lines near Mill Creek. “There was heat in the ground that hadn’t shown up yet as smoke or flame,” said Vince Grace,...
Watson Creek Fire Daily Update 8-31-2018 Released: 8/31/2018
Chipping operations continue in the northern portion of the Watson Creek Fire to reduce the concentration of roadside slash left over from suppression operations. Crews are watching for hot spots...
Watson Creek Fire Daily Update 8-30-18 Released: 8/30/2018
A helicopter and ground crews quickly extinguished a small spot fire caused by interior torching yesterday near the Sycan River. Burning of interior islands may create smoke visible in the...
Watson Creek Fire Daily Update 8-29-18 Released: 8/29/2018
Northwest Incident Management Team 6 Shawn Sheldon, Incident Commander Shane Theall, Deputy IC Watson Creek Fire Update Wednesday, August 29, 2018 A spot fire near Buckaroo Springs...