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Evacuees from fire along Highway 126 headed to Sisters

In Lane County, a fire burning along Oregon 126 prompted immediate evacuations from areas from Leaburg east to the McKenzie River Ranger Station, including all roads to the north and south of the highway. The evacuation point is Thurston High School for those in Blue River and west of Blue River. Evacuees east of Blue River should travel east toward Sisters, officials said. An evacuation center is being established at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond.


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