JULY 28 UPDATE -- The Bruler fire remains at 195 acres and containment remains at 53%.
A total of 159 people are working the fire, which is burning in east Linn County near Highway 22.
The cause of the fire, which sparked up by July 12, is under investigation.
A large closure area is in place to protect firefighters and the public. It encompasses:
- Large portions of Forest Service lands south of Detroit Lake, west of Highway 22 and north of Highway 20
- The Middle Santiam Wilderness, Daly Lake, Tule Lake and the Old Cascade Crest trail system
- Lands along the Quartzville Scenic Byway including Yellowbottom Campground, Old Miner’s Meadow Group Site, and nearby dispersed camping areas