SWO FIRE

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Containment Lines Hold on Wards Creek Fire, Mop-Up Reaches 40%

Containment Lines Hold on Wards Creek Fire, Mop-Up Reaches 40%

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. (August 4, 2022) – Progress on the Wards Creek Fire, located in the hills above the 3100-block of Wards Creek Road east of Rogue River, continues to be steady, as perimeter fire lines held strong on Thursday and mop-up operations kicked into high...

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Steady Progress Overnight on the Cheney Creek Fire

Steady Progress Overnight on the Cheney Creek Fire

WILDERVILLE, Ore. (July 22, 2022) – Mop-up work continues on the Cheney Creek Fire, located on Marble Mountain south of Wilderville. Overnight, firefighters were able to build on Thursday’s work, mopping in 75 to 100 feet in some areas, steadily putting out hot spots...

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Cheney Creek Fire 100% Lined Overnight, Mop-Up Continues

Cheney Creek Fire 100% Lined Overnight, Mop-Up Continues

WILDERVILLE, Ore. (July 21, 2022) – Despite numerous challenges overnight, crews working the Cheney Creek Fire, located on Marble Mountain south of Wilderville, made excellent overnight progress on the fire, lining 100% of the perimeter and starting mop-up operations....

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Firefighters Stop I5 MP 37 Fire at Less Than an Acre

Firefighters Stop I5 MP 37 Fire at Less Than an Acre

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. (July 19, 2022) – Firefighters are mopping up the I5 MP 37 Fire, located on the southbound side of Interstate 5 between Central Point and Gold Hill. It was stopped at three-quarters of an acre in size on Tuesday afternoon, shortly after it was...

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