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Evacuations are now in effect for Perry South Campground on the Metolius arm of Lake Billy Chinook, according to wildland fire officials. This is due to emerging Incident #487, the Fly Creek Fire, burning near Balancing Rocks on Lake Billy Chinook, north of the Three Rivers Subdivision. Estimated 25-30 acres burning in grass, brush and juniper.

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I called it in about 1/2 hour ago when it was tiny.

If you see smoke this time of year during thunderstorms, don’t assume someone else reported it. Cell coverage is spotty in many areas, and someone observing a fire may not be able to report it.


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