Category: Wildfire Update

Wildfire Update | September 2, 2018

Hugo Road Fire Update PM 09/02/18

Firefighters are working hard to slow the forward progress of the #HugoRoadFire in Hugo, burning west of Interstate 5 near exit 66. A grass fire was called in at approximately 7:15 this evening and is anticipated to have grown to 150 acres within just a few hours. Firefighters from multiple agencies, helicopters, and air tankers […]

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 31, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Fire 08/31/18 Final 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: 1,971 acresContainment: 95% Current Situation:NOTE: This will be the final update unless conditions change. Crews will continue mop up efforts into the holiday weekend, with a focus on […]

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 […]