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How do you find information on current wildfires in Oregon?

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Oregon Live and the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center have information about Oregon wildfires on their websites. The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center website shows if the fire is contained or not, and the Oregon Live website shows the size of the fire in acres and the percentage of containment.

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Oregon Live's fire map displays all active wildfires in the United States, and the website updates every 30 minutes. The map also has an option to view fire danger levels. The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center shows wildfires in Oregon and Washington. Website users zoom in on the flame icon to view the wildfire's current perimeter. The agency defines a large fire as a timber fire covering 100 or more acres or a grassland fire covering 300 or more acres.

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