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News Release
Oregon 38 remains closed due to wildfire west of Drain (Photo) - 07/29/20

DRAIN - Oregon 38 (Umpqua Highway) remains closed at milepost 44, about seven miles west of Drain, due a small wildfire that erupted when a tree fell onto nearby powerlines. 

Emergency crews are on scene fighting the blaze, including Douglas Forest Protective Association, Elkton and North Douglas Fire District. Douglas Electric Cooperative is also on scene. There is no detour. ODOT expects the highway will remain closed until later this afternoon. ##


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