Crews fight Knoll Fire northeast of McKenzie Bridge

Fire officials believe the Knoll Fire was started by lightning and other natural causes and sparked on August 5.

Posted: Aug 10, 2021 8:07 AM

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Ore. -- Level one evacuation orders are in place after fire officials reported a new fire burning northeast of McKenzie Bridge.

As of Tuesday morning, officials reported the Knoll Fire was at 59 acres. More than 50 personnel were fighting it. It is located across the McKenzie River from Olallie Campground and Highway 126 near the Lane-Linn county line.

According to officials, crews are focused on holding the fire perimeter between Deer Creek to the west and the McKenzie River to the east. 

Fire officials believe the Knoll Fire was started on Aug. 5 by lightning and other natural causes.

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LEVEL 1 BE READY

  • Belknap Hot Springs and Resort area
  • Structures near Scott Creek and Highway 126

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