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Update: Wildfires Continue to Burn, Containment Grows


There are several wildfires burning around Oregon.

The largest one – the Indian Creek Fire – is in the eastern part of the state, burning southeast of the Malheur National Forest. It’s currently at 47,657 acres and is 28% contained.

The P-515 and Lionshead Fires are burning on the Warm Springs Reservation. Combined, these fires are over 7,100 acres. The P-515 is 50% contained and Lionshead is 8% contained.

The Laurel Fire is just under 1,300 acres and is 40% contained, burning in Wheeler County.

The Green Ridge Fire is at 4,348 acres, burning on the Deschutes National Forest and private land, about 12 miles north of Sisters. It’s still 13% contained. There are closures in place for the Deschutes National Forest.

The Frog Fire on the Ochoco National Forest is just over 4,000 acres and is 45% contained.

Born and raised in Eugene, Anni started at KLCC in 2000 as a reporter and co-host of Northwest Passage. After graduating from the University of Oregon, Anni moved to New York City. She worked in education for several years before returning to her true love, journalism. Anni co-founded and co-hosted Dailysonic, a narrative-based news podcast. She interned at WNYC's On The Media, then becoming WNYC's assistant producer of Morning Edition.
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