Fire, Oregon, Washington County

Monday, September 14 fire update

Smoke hovers above Gales Peak on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley

Here are the most recent updates from official sources regarding local Washington County and Clackamas County fires. Check out the State of Oregon Fires and Hotspots Dashboard for maps, evacuation levels, and more information on fires locally and throughout the state. 

Powerline Fire

The final update, barring an unforeseen change in conditions, from the Oregon Department of Forestry on the 126 acre Powerline Fire near Cherry Grove was issued Sunday afternoon. 

According to the update, “the Powerline Fire is well secured,” and all evacuation orders were lifted at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

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