Day: August 10, 2015

Uncategorized | August 10, 2015

Stouts Creek Fire 23,014 Acres, 40% Contained

Making significant headway connecting the Stouts Creek Fire’s control lines Sunday night, firefighters finished burning out an area along the fire’s north and east sides along Hatchet Creek. Other crews along the Tiller-Trail Highway from milepost 30 to 35 crews walked the fire down to the control lines. They now will begin strengthening those lines. […]

Uncategorized | August 10, 2015

Krauss Lane Fire is Human Caused

The Krauss Lane Fire, 5 miles south of Cave Junction, has been deemed human caused and is currently under investigation.  The fire started around 1:30 PM at the 100 block of Krauss Lane on August 8. Upon arrival, units reported the fire to be 2-4 acres with immediate structural threat to 50 homes. Command requested a second alarm […]

Uncategorized | August 10, 2015

New Fire Maps for Southern Oregon Now Available!

There are some new maps showing all of the different fires, flight restrictions, and information now available. Please visit SWOFIREDATA.com for all of these maps.

Uncategorized | August 10, 2015

New Southern Oregon Fire Maps Available!

These maps represent an interagency overview of the current fire situation in southern Oregon. These maps can be used to coordinate new fire initial attack or general navigation/overview. All the maps are also available for mobile devices. Regional_IA_Aircraft_20150811 Regional_IA_20150808_oped

Uncategorized | August 10, 2015

New Pocketcard and Fire Statistics Now Available

This week will be hot and dry as we maintain extreme fire danger, with a threat of lightning in the forecast as well. ERC values will continue in the extreme category and we will likely stay there till a significant break in the weather. Fire activity on the ground has increased and extra resources have been required several […]

Uncategorized | August 10, 2015

August 10 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

This week will be hot and dry as we maintain extreme fire danger, with a threat of lightning as well. ERC values will continue in the extreme category and we will likely stay there till a significant break in the weather. Fire activity on the ground has increased and extra resources have been required several times. August 10 […]