SWO FIRE

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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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Reward Offered in Prospect Area Arson Investigations

Reward Offered in Prospect Area Arson Investigations

PROSPECT, Ore. (Sept. 16, 2022) – A reward of $1,500 is being offered for information leading to an arrest following several fires determined to be arson in northeastern Jackson County this fire season. The reward is being offered by the Rogue Forest Protective...

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Thunderstorms Spark Numerous Small Fires in Jackson County

Thunderstorms Spark Numerous Small Fires in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. (Sept. 7, 2022) – Firefighters have spent most of Wednesday aggressively engaged on numerous fires across the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District’s protection area within the Medford Unit in Jackson County following early...

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