Crews wrap up work on Tepee, Willow fires

  • Source: KTVZ-TV NewsChannel 21
  • Published: 09/12/2018 10:53 AM

The Tepee Fire southeast of Bend is now 75 percent contained and the Willow Fire northwest of Madras is now 100 percent contained, officials said Wednesday. Here's the full update from the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center: The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office dropped all evacuation levels for the Tepee Fire Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. With the 2,027-acre fire now 75% contained, the Type 4 incident management team now assigned to the fire will continue mopping up containment lines until containment is reached. An area closure remains in place on the Deschutes National Forest for the area around and adjacent to the fire area, including the northwest section of the East Fort Rock OHV Trail System. For a map of the closure area, visit: The 428-acre Willow Fire will now be in monitor status.


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