Closure order rescinded after area receives heavy rainfall decreasing fire activity
Sisters, Ore.- Deschutes National Forest officials have rescinded the remaining portion of the Lionshead Fire Closure reopening access to the entirety of the Sisters Ranger District’s portion of the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness and access along Forest Service Road 12. The Lionshead Fire received heavy amounts of precipitation limiting decreasing fire behavior and activity.
Visitors should use caution when traveling in the Metolius Basin as firefighting resources continue to conduct work in the area.