Parish Cabin Fire- Evacuation Update / Road Closures
Incident: Parish Cabin Wildfire
The Parish Cabin Fire estimated to be 5,000 acres is located 12 miles northeast of Seneca, OR, near the intersection of forest Roads 15 and 16.
For public and firefighter safety, persons who may have been evacuated are not allowed to enter the fire area at this time. Officials are in the process of establishing a process for allowing evacuee's entry to Parish Cabin Campground as well as surrounding camping areas. When it is deemed safe to enter the area, an announcement will be made and the process will be explained.
For firefighter and public safety, roads in the area will be closed and road guards will be posted. Checkpoints will be located at the intersections of Forest Roads 15 and 1520, 1710 and 1619, and 15 and 1540 roads; as well as Forest Road 16 at Biggs Ranch, and Forest Road 16 at the east end of Logan valley. The public is advised to remain out of the area due to extreme fire activity.
Oregon Interagency Incident Management Team 4, a Type 2 Team with Incident Commander Brian Watts, is scheduled to transition with the local Type 3 team at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
To report a wildfire, call 541-575-1321on the north end or 541-573-1000 on the south end of the Forest.