Smoke Drifting into the Region from Fires Burning Out of the State

Smoke is drifting into the county, yet the CALFIRE Lassen Modoc Unit information officer confirms there are no local fires.

A lightning-caused fire is burning to the north in Oregon with only 38 percent containment. The Cedar Creek Fire, burning near the community of Oakridge, started on August 1st and has grown to over 120,000 acres this weekend.

Smoke from this fire may be what is settling into the area. CALFIRE LMU has also said a smoke band could likely be drifting in from Idaho.