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Wildfires Prompt Trail Closures

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Parts of the Pacific Crest Trail are closed between Highway 138 and 58 due to wildfires, which are burning about six miles northeast of Lemolo Lake.

Firefighters are working to put out two wildfires near Windigo Butte. The Cow Horn Fire is about 1/4 acre. The Butte Fire, north of the Mount Thielsen Wilderness, grew to 75 acres.

Forest officials have closed the following roads and trails:

- Pacific Crest Trail 2000 is closed at intersection of Trail 2000 and 3641 (Willamette National Forest) southeast to intersection of Trail 2000 and 1466 (Umpqua National Forest).

- Forest Service Road 60 from junction of Road 60 and 6000-700 (Umpqua National Forest) to junction of FS Road 60 and 6020 (Deschutes National Forest).

- Forest Service Trail 1412 is closed at intersection of Trail 1412 and Pacific Crest Trail southwest to junction of Trail 1412 and 1445 (Umpqua National Forest).

- Forest Service Trail 1455 is closed from FS Road 60 to junction of Trail 1494 (Umpqua National Forest).

- Forest Service Trail 2845 is closed from junction of Trail 3845 and 3846 southwest to junction of FS Road 60.

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