SWO FIRE

The official wildfire news blog for the Southwest Oregon District
Collings Mountain Fire 90% Lined, Mop-Up Operations Continue

Collings Mountain Fire 90% Lined, Mop-Up Operations Continue

APPLEGATE LAKE, Ore. (June 30, 2022) – Firefighters made excellent progress on the Collings Mountain Fire overnight, lining 90% of the perimeter and beginning mop-up operations. All forward progress has been stopped and there is currently no active fire on the...

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Two Small Fires Under Investigation in Josephine County

Two Small Fires Under Investigation in Josephine County

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. (February 15, 2022) – Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) Southwest Oregon District firefighters responded to two small fires located approximately 10 miles northeast of Cave Junction shortly before 11 a.m. on Monday morning. When resources...

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ODF Southwest Oregon District Now Hiring for Fire Season 2022

ODF Southwest Oregon District Now Hiring for Fire Season 2022

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES, Ore. (Jan. 6, 2022) – 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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Tyler McCarty Named ODF Southwest Oregon District Forester

Tyler McCarty Named ODF Southwest Oregon District Forester

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES, Ore. (Dec. 1, 2021) – Following a competitive hiring process, Tyler McCarty has been named District Forester of the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District serving Jackson and Josephine counties. McCarty, who has...

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