Officials snuff out small Indian Peaks fire

Staff Report
Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service
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U.S. Forest Service firefighters responded to a small wildfire near Crater Lake west of the Continental Divide in Indian Peaks Wilderness Area during the weekend.

Forest Service officials remind campers that campfires are prohibited and camping is allowed only in designated sites in the Crater Lake Backcountry Zone. Be sure to visit the U.S. Forest Service’s Indian Peaks Wilderness web page: and view the Indian Peak Wilderness Map: to understand where camping and campfires are allowed and when permits are required.

Anyone with information about this fire is asked to contact law enforcement officer Lauren Pirchner at 970-286-1561.

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