Oregon Smoke Information

Map Notes:

The map above is not able to show all state air quality monitors. To see the whole set, go to the Air Quality Now tab below
and click on DEQ's Air Quality Index which will bring up a map with many additional state monitors. Round icons represent permanent state air quality monitors, triangular icons represent temporary smoke monitors (when deployed).

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Rail Fire smoke still affecting nearby communities

Smoke is still affecting communities around the 41,614-acre Rail Fire near Unity. By mid-afternoon yesterday the firefighters were experiencing winds over 30 mph, gusting to 40, and the smoke had consolidated into a broad column that was widely visible to surrounding communities, according to the Incident Commander's latest report. The fire is 70 percent contained. View the latest updates on InciWeb.

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