Sheridan Fire near Sunriver now 25 percent contained - KPTV - FOX 12

Sheridan Fire near Sunriver now 25 percent contained

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SUNRIVER, OR (KPTV) -

Crews have prevented new growth on the Sheridan Fire near Sunriver due to aggressive firefighting, according to fire officials.

Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center said the current size of the fire is about 200 acres and is around 25 percent containment.

Officials said the fire started  Wednesday near the junction of Forest Roads 40 and 45, about two miles west of Sunriver. It spread to the south and southwest.

A Level 1 evacuation notice remains in effect for homes in the Fall River Estates and properties near the Fall River Fish Hatchery. This evacuation notice affects an estimated 70 homes in the area.

The Deschutes River remains closed between Harper's Bridge and the Sunriver Resort Marina.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

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