Month: August 2016

Uncategorized | August 31, 2016

GPS Mapping Shows Gold Canyon Fire at 61 Acres

Today firefighters walked the divisions of the Gold Canyon Fire allowing for a more accurate mapping of the perimeter. Crews used handheld GPS units to walk along the fire, now estimating it at 61 acres. The fire is 30 percent contained. Residents on Wildpark Lane and Reeves Creek Road will remain at a Level 1 […]

IAP MAPS | August 31, 2016

Gold Canyon Drive Fire

Please click the link below for the current map of the Gold Canyon Drive fire for August 31. Gold Canyon Drive Fire IAP Night 08/31/2016 @1622hrs

Uncategorized | August 31, 2016

New Maps Now Available for Gold Canyon Fire

This morning by 11 a.m.  the entire area of the Gold Canyon fire had reconnaissance performed. New maps and data are being published regularly now and will update as needed. Please visit SWO Fire Data for the latest maps and data.

Uncategorized | August 31, 2016

Help Wanted to Determine Cause of Gold Canyon Fire

The Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District is asking the public’s help in identifying the person or people who may be responsible for starting yesterday’s Gold Canyon Fire, which burned 120 acres of forestland south of Selma in Josephine County. The fire was reported at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday alongside Highway 199 (Redwood Highway) near […]

Uncategorized | August 31, 2016

Gold Canyon Fire now 20 percent contained

Fire crews worked through the night building and strengthening fire line on the Gold Canyon Fire south of Selma. The fire is approximately 120 acres, 100 percent lined and 20 percent contained as of this morning. The fire was reported Tuesday at 4:53 p.m. burning in steep terrain consisting of tall brush and timber. The […]

Uncategorized | August 30, 2016

Gold Canyon Fire stopped at 120 acres

Tonight firefighters will work to complete a fire line around the perimeter of the roughly 120-acre Gold Canyon Fire. The fire burning south of Selma on ODF-protected lands is 85 percent lined and five percent contained. Approximately 200 structures are threatened by the fire. However, no structures have been lost. Residents on Wildpark Lane and […]

IAP MAPS | August 30, 2016

Gold Canyon Area Maps

Gold Canyon Aerial Imagery Gold Canyon Vicinity Topo Map  

Uncategorized | August 29, 2016

New Pocketcard and Fire Stats

ERC values and fire danger have spiked recently. There is potential for any fire start to exceed initial attack and require extra resources. During the forecast period we should check back a little with cooler temperatures. For the latest pocketcard and stats please visit SWO Fire Data. 

Pocketcard and Stats | August 29, 2016

August 29 Pocketcard and Stats

Please click the links below for the latest pocketcard and fire stats. August 29 Stats August 29 PC