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Sawyer Fire Caused by Lightning, Spotted During Reconnaissance Flight Following Wednesday Thunderstorm Across the Rogue Valley

SHADY COVE, Ore. (June 10, 2021) – The first fire caused by a lightning strike from the thunderstorm that swept through the Rogue Valley on Wednesday is now 100% contained. The Sawyer Fire, located on Sawyer road northwest of Shady Cove, was lined and contained at 1/10th of an acre. It was spotted during a […]

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ODF Southwest Oregon District Tackles Wildland Fires Alongside Structural Engines at Galice Resort Fire

GALICE, Ore. (June 8, 2021) – On Tuesday, June 8th at approximately 10:45 a.m., Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District resources responded to a structure fire at the Galice Resort alongside Rural Metro Fire. The fire originated in the building, but quickly spread to the wildland, igniting five small fires around the property. Five […]

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East Antelope Fire Now 98% Mopped Up, Crews Monitoring For Hot Spots in Warm Weather

WHITE CITY, Ore. (June 3, 2021) – The East Antelope Fire, located along the 9600-block of E. Antelope Road outside of White City, is now 98% contained following continuous mop-up efforts by fire crews. Hot weather has increased holdover hot spots in the area, slowing up the mop-up process; the fire remains at 49 acres, […]

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Due to High Temperatures and Dry Fuels, Fire Danger Level Increasing to Moderate on Friday

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES, Ore. (June 2, 2021) – The fire danger level on Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District-protected lands in Jackson and Josephine counties will increase to “moderate” (blue) on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. Please be aware that this level change means that additional fire restrictions for the public […]

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Dave Larson Promoted to ODF Southern Oregon Area Director, Tyler McCarty Named Interim District Forester of the Southwest Oregon District

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES, Ore. (June 1, 2021) – Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District Forester Dave Larson has accepted a new role within the agency as the Southern Oregon Area Director, effective June 1, 2021. In the interim, Grants Pass Unit Forester Tyler McCarty has been selected to serve as district forester for […]

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Excellent Progress Made on East Antelope Fire, As Crews Push Overnight to Reach 90% Containment

WHITE CITY, Ore. (May 31, 2021) – The East Antelope Fire, located on the 9600-block of East Antelope Road outside of White City, remains 100% lined and is now 90% mopped up. Firefighters were able to make this tremendous amount of progress during Sunday’s day shift and through the night; operations today will focus on […]

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Weekly Fire Summary May 31 – June 6, 2021

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Weekly Fire Summary May 24-31 2021

Weekly Fire Summary May 24-31 2021

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Weekly Fire Stats October 12-18

Weekly Fire Summary October 12-18