Blue Top Fire, Willamette National Forest: Blue Pool and a Section of the McKenzie River National Recreation Trail Remain Closed
Firefighters are continuing to contain the Blue Top Fire in extremely rugged terrain along the McKenzie River. Current fire size is approximately 15 acres. Resources at risk are being carefully mitigated. Visitors are asked to comply with closure orders due to firefighter and public safety. Snags and equipment present risks in the acute canyon areas and roads.
All access to the Blue Pool area as well as the McKenzie River Trail from Trail Bridge campground to Carmen Reservoir remains closed. The trail west of Trail Bridge campground and the trail east of Carmen Reservoir is open.
updates at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/