SWO FIRE

The official wildfire news blog for the Oregon Department of Forestry's Southwest Oregon District
Forestland Classification Process Continues in Jackson County

Forestland Classification Process Continues in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. (Feb. 8, 2023) – Property owners in Jackson County whose land has been newly classified as forestland within the current reclassification process will begin receiving notifications of their forest patrol assessment from the Oregon Department of...

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ODF Southwest Oregon District Now Hiring for Fire Season 2023

ODF Southwest Oregon District Now Hiring for Fire Season 2023

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES, Ore. (Jan. 10, 2023) – The Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District is recruiting for multiple positions for the upcoming fire season, including entry-level and experienced firefighters, dispatchers and detection...

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Widespread Rain Allows for Decrease in Fire Danger

Widespread Rain Allows for Decrease in Fire Danger

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES, Ore. (Oct. 22, 2022) – Recent fall-like weather and widespread rain has made it possible to ease off on some public fire prevention regulations on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District....

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Mop-Up Work Continues on Anderson Butte Fire

Mop-Up Work Continues on Anderson Butte Fire

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (Oct. 3, 2022) – Progress continues on the Anderson Butte Fire, located on Bureau of Land Management land approximately seven miles as the crow flies south of Jacksonville. The containment lines held today, and firefighters made significant progress...

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Anderson Butte Fire 100% Lined Overnight, Mop-up Work Begins

Anderson Butte Fire 100% Lined Overnight, Mop-up Work Begins

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (Oct. 3, 2022) – Firefighters engaged on the Anderson Butte Fire, located on Bureau of Land Management land approximately seven miles as the crow flies south of Jacksonville, made excellent progress overnight, completely lining the entire perimeter...

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