Wildfires May Affect Local Air Quality

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly 500 firefighters are working on the lines of the Pole Creek fire near Sisters. It’s up to 4,300 acres, but crews have it 5 percent contained. Though lightning caused several other fires that started this weekend, investigators say this fire is different. They don’t know its cause. What they do know … Continue reading »

Pole Creek Fire Continues to Grow

EUGENE, Ore. — The Pole Creek fire, six miles south of Sisters, has burned over 4,300 acres and continues to grow. Neighbors gathered at Sisters Elementary School Monday night to hear from fire officials about the status of the fire. Residents in the Crossroads Subdivision were given pre-evacuation orders, and they say they’re ready to … Continue reading »

Sisters Wildfire Evacuates Campsites

SISTERS, Ore. — A wildfire southwest of Sisters has grown to nearly 2,000 acres and has forced people to evacuate from nearby campgrounds and trails. The Pole Creek Fire started four miles northeast of North Sister Sunday morning. Notices have been given to nearby residents warning them to prepare to possible evacuate. Search teams are … Continue reading »

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