The Lookout Fire is burning in the Willamette National Forest. The closure order is for public and firefighters safety. It will be in effect until Sept. 18.
LANE COUNTY, Ore. — The emergency closure order issued for the Lookout Fire in Lane County expanded as of Friday evening. It now includes Blue Pool, also known as Tamolitch Falls, Sahalie Falls and other popular recreation areas, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
The rapidly-growing fire burning was reported first on Aug. 5 and has grown to 8,609 acres, and is 0% contained. It is burning in the Willamette National Forest north of the community of McKenzie Bridge.
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