SWO FIRE

The official wildfire news blog for the Oregon Department of Forestry's Southwest Oregon District

Salt Creek Fire turns the corner to full mop-up operations

Salt Creek Fire Facebook - Experiencing technical difficulties Incident contact information: saltcreekfire2024@gmail.com (541) 622-3834 EAGLE POINT, Ore. – With the entire perimeter lined, work on the Salt Creek Fire is now focused on mop up for the remainder of the...

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Salt Creek Fire now 100% lined, 32% contained

This will be the final evening update unless conditions significantly change. Salt Creek Fire Facebook - Experiencing technical difficulties Incident contact information: saltcreekfire2024@gmail.com (541) 622-3834 EAGLE POINT, Ore. – Firefighters working on the Salt...

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Weather conditions challenge Salt Creek firefighters

Salt Creek Fire Facebook Incident contact information: saltcreekfire2024@gmail.com (541) 622-3834 EAGLE POINT, Ore. – Firefighters working on the Salt Creek Fire are continuing to be challenged by hot temperatures in the triple digits and afternoon winds. This heat...

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More accurate mapping places Salt Creek Fire at 3,300 acres

Salt Creek Fire Facebook Incident contact information: saltcreekfire2024@gmail.com (541) 622-3834 EAGLE POINT, Ore. – Taking advantage of nighttime temperatures, nightshift crews working the Salt Creek Fire were able to tie together, build and improve line around the...

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Firefighters Make Good Progress on Salt Creek Fire Overnight

Firefighters Make Good Progress on Salt Creek Fire Overnight

EAGLE POINT, Ore. (July 8, 2024) – Firefighters assigned to the Salt Creek Fire, located approximately 10 miles east of Eagle Point, made significant progress last night, lining 40% of the fire. The fire is burning on steep ground along Salt Creek Road, and is...

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Dead Indian Memorial Road Fire 50% Mopped Up

Dead Indian Memorial Road Fire 50% Mopped Up

ASHLAND, Ore. (July 5, 2024) – Firefighters working on the Dead Indian Memorial Road Fire, located in the hills northeast of Ashland, made excellent progress on Friday, solidifying lines and mopping up 50% of the fire. During these operations, resources were able to...

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