Published September 11, 2022, 1955 PT
The CEDAR CREEK FIRE is located about 15 miles east of Oakridge, OR, and 3 miles west of Waldo Lake, Oregon, where it has burned pretty much everything in its path equaling 89,926 acres.
The containment status remains at 0% after it escaped its containment lines and dropped the status down.
It is now considered to be larger than Las Vegas.
HONORING THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO DIED IN 9/11: Firefighters on the Cedar Creek Fire stop fire operations for a moment of silence in remembrance of them.
According to Inciweb, the fire has also overtaken Wall Creek, a popular and iconic place that locals call “meditation pools”.
The stubborn wildfire remains at a 0% containment status.
Incident Cooperators include Oregon OSFM, OSM structural Task Forces (7) NWICC, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Deschutes County, OR Department of Forestry, Forest Service NW (Diamond Crew), USFS, AK’s Division of Forestry (South Strike Team), and some have deployed from 29 other United States.
Some fire resources are as far away as Louisiana, Hawaii, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Alaska!
Currently, as of 0700 hours this morning, there were 53 Fire Trucks 19 Crews 62 Heavy Equipment 8 Helicopters. Since 12 hours ago, there have been resources arriving throughout the day with more on the fire ground as we speak.
The fire is under the management of the OSFM Red IMT.
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