"U.S. 20 remains closed because of a wildfire about 5 miles west of Santiam Pass. Eastbound traffic is being stopped at Santiam Junction and westbound traffic is being stopped at Santiam Pass. This could be a lengthy closure so travelers should consider using an alternative route, avoid the area or expect delays. Contact info, for media use only: TripCheck.com, 5-1-1."
As of this morning, the Milli Fire near Sisters was about 21,100 acres in size and was 32 percent contained. That fire and numerous others in the region have resulted in hazardous air quality conditions in the region.