Tuesday July 6th 2021 - Drift smoke is from the Jack Fire
The drift smoke that is now blowing into the valley and Wimer area is from the Jack Fire near along Hwy 138 and the N Umpqua River near Steamboat, OR.
The Jack Fire was reported at approximately 5:00 pm on July 5, 2021. Given the steep terrain, fuels, and inaccessibility, the fire grew quickly. The fire in burning north of State Hwy 138 and east of Forest Road 4713 (Jack Creek Road).
Jack Fire Direct site - https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7605/
Inciweb Home Page - https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/
Remember we're now in High fire danger as of June 28th 2021. You can visit our Fire Season page or the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Disitrct at https://swofire.com/ for the latest fire restrictions.