Day: June 11, 2015

Uncategorized | June 11, 2015

New Fire Starts Near Kalmiopsis Wilderness

Firefighting resources are responding to the “Buckskin” Fire, located approximately six miles north of the California border approximately one mile outside the Kalmiopsis Wilderness on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. Airtanker 161 is dropping water on the estimated 50-75 acre blaze which is actively burning and clearly visible from the town of Cave Junction.  Members […]

Uncategorized | June 11, 2015

Firefighters Respond to News Starts on Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Firefighting crews and aerial resources continue to work on mop up efforts on several fires across the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, in addition to responding to new starts on the Gold Beach Ranger District. Weather will be continued hot and dry conditions over the weekend with a slight chance of thunderstorms and no precipitation in […]

Uncategorized | June 11, 2015

ODF Crews Battle New Fires Wednesday and Continue to Mop Up Old Ones

ODF engine crews from the Grants Pass Unit brought a halt to an 8-acre wildfire Wednesday afternoon along the edge of Interstate 5 near Milepost 68. Structural fire protection engines from Rural-Metro Fire Dept. pitched in with protecting homes and battling the wildfire. Traffic in I-5’s southbound lane crept past single-file as two helicopters, a […]