Wildfire monitering in Central Oregon

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I always like to keep track of what’s currently happening with wildfires and smoke in our area during the summertime. Here are the resources I use to know what the situation is:

Written summaries and updates

Incident reports

Interpreting this data

Remember that Wildweb lists every report, including:

  • Smoke checks
  • False alarms
  • Campfire checks
  • Single-tree fires and other small hot spots

Bear in mind that authorities will take more steps to publicize fires that are worthy of public note and attention.

Air quality