Year: 2017

Uncategorized | August 8, 2017

Flounce Fire Grows to 600 Acres

A force of more than 300 firefighters worked throughout the day to relocate fire lines on the northeast and northwest flanks of the Flounce Fire, burning on private and Bureau of Land Management forestlands roughly 12 miles northeast of Shady Cove. The fire grew along these flanks today but a wide bulldozer-constructed fire line along […]

Uncategorized | August 8, 2017

Flounce Fire Burns 250 Acres Northeast of Shady Cove

ODF Southwest firefighters worked throughout the night constructing fire line on the Flounce Fire, located approximately 12 miles northeast of Shady Cove. The Flounce Fire was first reported as two separate fires around 4:56 p.m. Monday. The main fire burned nearly 50 acres by sunset, and the two fires joined shortly after burning close to […]

Uncategorized | August 7, 2017

Firefighters Searching for Lightning-Sparked Wildfires

ODF Southwest Oregon District firefighters are responding to numerous lightning-sparked wildfires throughout Jackson County. The #FlounceFire, which is currently the largest, is estimated to be approximately 10 acres, located 2 miles northeast of Lost Creek Lake near Trail. The image of the Flounce Fire below was captured by our detection center earlier this afternoon. Several resources are […]

IAP MAPS | August 2, 2017

Blanket Fire Maps

DAY SHIFT AUG 3, 2017 IR Flight Aug. 3 Imagery Basemap IR Flight Aug 3 Topo Basemap IAP Day Shift Aug 3, 2017   DAY SHIFT AUG 2, 2017 IAP Day Shift Aug 2, 2017 IR Flight Aug 1, 2017 Imagery Basemap IR Flight Aug 1, 2017 Topo Basemap  

Uncategorized | August 1, 2017

Firefighters Holding Long Gulch Fire at 2.5 Acres

Despite the challenging terrain and extreme heat, firefighters stopped and are holding the Long Gulch Fire at 2.5 acres tonight. The fire is 100 percent lined. The fire burning on Bureau of Land Management forestland is roughly two miles north of Bear Camp, west of the Rogue River Trail. The initial report of smoke came […]

Uncategorized | August 1, 2017

Burnt Peak and Savage Creek Fires in Extensive Mop Up

Both the Burnt Peak Fire, located roughly 13 miles northeast of Shady Cove, and the Savage Creek Fire, located off Savage Creek Road near Grants Pass, will both be in extensive mop up throughout the remainder of this week. The 31-acre Burnt Peak Fire is now 67 percent contained. Firefighters mopped up 200 feet in […]

Uncategorized | August 1, 2017

Industrial Fire Precaution Level Rises on ODF-Protected Lands Tomorrow

Increased fire danger on forestlands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry‚Äôs Southwest Oregon District has made it necessary to increase the fire prevention measures on industrial operations, such as logging sites and other commercial operations. Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) III (three) takes effect at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, August 2. The following are […]