Redmond, Oregon – Fire personnel working overnight held the McKay Butte Fire, burning northeast of McKay Butte on the Deschutes National Forest, within fire lines at 190 acres. The fire is now 20% contained.
Today, fire personnel will continue holding and improving fire line that has been constructed around the perimeter as well as mopping up the edge of the fire.
A Level 1 (BE READY) evacuation notice is still in place for the McKay Crossing, Ogden, and Prairie Campgrounds on the Deschutes National Forest.
Road closures currently in place include FSR 9736 north of Paulina Creek and FSR 9735. There are no trail closures associated with the incident at this time.
The McKay Butte Fire (Incident #527), south of Forest Road 9735, was reported by Lava Butte Lookout at 3:00pm on Sunday, July 28. Approximately 160 fire personnel are currently assigned to the incident.
The fire is still under investigation.
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