Month: August 2018

Wildfire Update | August 31, 2018

Firefighters Stop I-5 MP 54 at Approximately 20 Acres

Firefighters halted the I-5 Milepost 54 Fire burning near Grants Pass at approximatey 20 acres around 5:30 p.m. this afternoon. The initial report came in just after 2:30 p.m. with an estimated size of one-acre. Within minutes, the fire began spreading and spotting upslope in the direction of a dozen homes. While the homes were […]

Wildfire Update | August 25, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Fire 8/25/18 PM update

RamseyCanyonFire 08/25/18 PM update QuickFacts:Incident Start Date: 8/22/2018Incident Start Time: Approx. 12:45 p.m.Incident Type: WildfireCause: Under InvestigationIncident Location: near Sams Valley, Jackson County, OregonLand Threat: Private, BLM, IndustrialCommand Agency: ODF/OSFMFire Size: 1,861 acresContainment: 25%Expected Full Containment: 9/10/2018Civilian Injuries: 0Firefighter Injuries: 0Structures Threatened: 498Structures Destroyed: 1Structures Damaged: 0 Current Situation: Fire crews had another successful shift […]

Wildfire Update | August 25, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Fire 08/25/18 AM Update

Ramsey Canyon Fire 08/25/18 AM update QuickFacts:Incident Start Date: 8/22/2018Incident Start Time: Approx. 12:45 p.m.Incident Type: WildfireCause: Under InvestigationIncident Location: near Sams Valley, Jackson County, OregonLand Threat: Private, BLM, IndustrialCommand Agency: ODF/OSFMFire Size: 1,861 acresContainment: 17%Expected Full Containment: 9/10/2018Civilian Injuries: 0Firefighter Injuries: 0Structures Threatened: 498Structures Destroyed: 1Structures Damaged: 0 Current Situation: Last night, crews successfully […]

Wildfire Update | August 24, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Fire p.m. update August 24, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Fire p.m. update August 24, 2018 QuickFacts:Incident Start Date: 8/22/2018Incident Start Time: Approx. 12:45 p.m.Incident Type: WildfireCause: Under InvestigationIncident Location: near Sams Valley, Jackson County, OregonLand Threat: Private, BLM, IndustrialCommand Agency: ODF/OSFMFire Size: 1,329 acresContainment: 17%Expected Full Containment: 9/10/2018Civilian Injuries: 0Firefighter Injuries: 0Structures Threatened: 315Structures Destroyed: 0Structures Damaged: 0 Current Situation: The heavy […]

Wildfire Update | August 24, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Fire 08/24/18 AM Update

QuickFacts:Incident Start Date: 8/22/2018Incident Start Time: Approx. 12:45 p.m.Incident Type: WildfireCause: Under InvestigationIncident Location: near Sams Valley, Jackson County, OregonLand Threat: Private, BLM, IndustrialCommand Agency: ODF/OSFMFire Size: 1,329 acresContainment: 15%Expected Full Containment: 9/10/2018Civilian Injuries: 0Firefighter Injuries: 0Structures Threatened: 315Structures Destroyed: 0Structures Damaged: 0 Current Situation:The Ramsey Canyon Fire was active early in the evening with […]

Uncategorized | August 23, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Fire 08/23/18 PM Update

QuickFacts:Incident Start Date: 8/22/2018Incident Start Time: Approx. 12:45 p.m.Incident Type: WildfireCause: Under InvestigationIncident Location: near Sams Valley, Jackson County, OregonLand Threat: Private, BLM, IndustrialCommand Agency: ODF / OSFMFire Size: 1,500 acresContainment: 15%Expected Full Containment: N/ACivilian Injuries: 0Firefighter Injuries: 0 Current Situation: The Ramsey Canyon Fire was active on the north edge and southeast today. In […]

Uncategorized | August 23, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Fire 08/23/18 AM Update

#QuickFacts:Incident Start Date: 8/22/2018Incident Start Time: Approx. 12:45 p.m.Incident Type: WildfireCause: Under InvestigationIncident Location: near Sams Valley, Jackson County, OregonLand Threat: Private, BLM, IndustrialCommand Agency: ODFFire Size: 800 acresContainment: 15%Expected Full Containment: N/ACivilian Injuries: 0Firefighter Injuries: 0Structures Threatened: 211Structures Destroyed: 0Structures Damaged: 0 Current Situation:Overnight, firefighters were able to complete a combination of dozer line […]

Uncategorized | August 9, 2018

08/09/18 Garner Complex FINAL Update: Firefighter Efforts Continue to Boost Containment on Garner Complex

The Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District has completed a smooth transition with Florida Forest Services Red Team and is now assuming command of the Garner Complex, effective immediately. While this does mean that some out-of-area resources are leaving to other fires that require more assistance, this does not mean that all resources will […]

Uncategorized | August 6, 2018

Garner Complex Update 8-6-18

Daily Update 8-6-18 9:00 a.m. QUICK FACTS: Size: 8,886 acresChange in last 24 hrs. 0 acresContainment: 82% – Garner ComplexStart Date/Time: 7/15/2018 9:00 a.m.Expected Containment Date: 8/10/18Location: Jackson CountyCause: LightningEst. Cost: $41,180,000 millionPersonnel: 894Assigned Resources:Handcrews: 23Engines: 31Dozers: 6Water Tenders: 17Assigned Aircraft: 10Structures Threatened: 564Structures Damaged: 0Structures Destroyed: 0Injuries: 17 Firefighters on the Garner Complex are […]

Uncategorized | August 5, 2018

Garner Complex Update 8-5-18

GARNER COMPLEX #UPDATE Daily Update 8-5-18 11:00 a.m. QUICK FACTS: Size: 8,886 acresChange in last 24 hrs. 0 acresContainment: 75% – Garner ComplexStart Date/Time: 7/15/2018 9:00 a.m.Expected Containment Date: 8/10/18Location: Jackson CountyCause: LightningEst. Cost: $41,180,000 millionPersonnel: 1,004Assigned Resources:Handcrews: 27Engines: 33Dozers: 6Water Tenders: 16Assigned Aircraft: 10Structures Threatened: 564Structures Damaged: 0Structures Destroyed: 0Injuries: 17 Firefighters on the Garner […]