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Public to Observe Whiskey Fire Aftermath

8-17 whiskey nuts and boltsNEAR TILLER, Ore. — The public is getting a close up look of what one of the worst fire seasons in recent history left behind.

A group of people headed out with Umpqua National Forest employees to take a look at the damage caused by the Whiskey Fire. The Whiskey Fire burned more than 16,000 acres this past summer near Tiller.

They are expected to be out there until 4 p.m. today, learning about what is being done to move forward. If you missed it, you can get the information at an open house tonight, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., in the Riverside Conference Room on the Tiller District Grounds.