Deception Complex Fire, Sept. 8

Photo Courtesy of the Willamette National Forest

Photo Courtesy of the Willamette National Forest

OAKRIDGE, Ore. – The Deception Complex Fire continues to burn near Oakridge.

Firefighters have taken advantage of the shifting winds and ignited the northwestern perimeter and southern tip. They’ve utilized weather conditions to safely complete the burnout objectives of suppressing the fire while create a mosaic of mixed intensity burns on the landscape.

Crews, engines and heavy equipment continue to work along the fire’s perimeter to hold and improve the fire lines.

As of Monday morning the fire has burned 3,760 acres and was 64 percent contained.

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