Cedar Creek Fire passes 114,000 acres, contained at 20%

Courtesy: Cedar Creek Fire Facebook Page
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The Cedar Creek Fire east of Oakridge is now burning at 114,104 acres. 

Over the weekend, crews managed to contain the flames at 20%. 

Crews have used mechanized equipment to complete fireline preparations on the south and southwest sides of the fire. 

Northeast Incident Management Team 9 will take command of the west zone of the fire starting Monday morning, taking over operations from Pacific Northwest Incident Management Team 3. 

The Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway/Highway 46 will remain closed between Lava Lake and the Crescent Cutoff/Road 61. 

There are currently 1,817 firefighters working on the fire. 

The full Sunday update can be read below: 

CedarCreekFire_Update_20220925_220180
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