Pole Creek Fire Activity Increases
Incident: Pole Creek Wildfire
As expected the change in the weather pattern has increased the fire activity today on the Pole Creek Fire. Officials managing the fire where aware and prepared for the changes. A thermal trough is passing over the area, which is providing unstable air.
Also contributing to increased fire behavior today were higher temperatures and lower humidity.
Smoke is moving to the northeast and has been settling into the Sisters area throughout the day. County Health Officials advise that people with respitory problems or other health issues stay indoors with their windows and doors closed, during periods of heavy smoke.
Visit DEQ's wildfire information page for more information regarding active fires and air quality, along with tools to help people assess smoke levels in their area.