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Deception Fire - Evening Update 8/27

The Deception Fire made a significant run at approximately 4:30 on Wednesday afternoon. Exact acreage increase is unknown but possibly another 400 acres. Burning is expected to continue through the night. Transport winds carried the smoke to the east of Oakridge but are expected to settle with night cooling. Smoke impacts are expected tonight and throughout the morning in the Oakridge community, on Hwy 58 and along the Middle Fork of the Willamette.