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Worthington Fire Fact Sheet, Aug. 2, 2020

Media Contact: Joel Brumm 541-690-8703 Worthington Fire Information: 541-690-8703 The Worthington Fire (see map) started at approximately 3 PM on July 30. The fire is burning about 5 miles northeast of Eagle Point in forest and brush on public lands administered by the BLM and private property. The cause of the fire is under investigation. […]

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Worthington Fire to transition to local Team

Saturday, 2 p.m. – Crews from the Oregon Department of Forestry, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Jackson County Fire District #3 (structural protection) and Jackson County Sheriff’s Department continue to make good progress on the Worthington Fire. The fire is currently at 725 acres. The initial and extended attack teams have been extraordinary […]

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Crews make significant progress overnight on Worthington Fire

Medford, Ore. – Crews from the Oregon Department of Forestry, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Jackson County Fire District #3 (structural protection) and Jackson County Sheriff’s Department are continuing aggressive initial attack on the Worthington Fire. The fire is currently at 600 acres. The initial and extended attack teams have been extraordinary in […]

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Worthington Fire in southern Oregon is spreading rapidly (Updated 7/31, 7:15 a.m.)

7/31/2020, 7:15 a.m., Eagle Point (Jackson County) The Worthington Fire is about 600 acres, burning in timber/brush with breezy afternoon winds today.   7/30/2020, 8:00 p.m., Eagle Point (Jackson County) The Worthington Fire is approximately 500 acres and evacuations have been ordered for Worthington Road. Follow your local sheriff office for details.   7/30/2020, 6:30 […]

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FIRE DANGER EXTREME IN SOUTHWEST OREGON

Triple-digit temperatures recently have increased the wildfire danger in forests and wildland areas protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District. At 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 31, the official fire danger level will climb to Extreme (red) on all state, private and county forestlands in Jackson and Josephine counties. The public fire […]

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Fire Danger Level Rises to High on July 17

Many days of 80- and 90-degree temperatures have dried wildland vegetation to the point where fires will start easily and be more difficult to control. To cut down on human-caused fires during this time, the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District will raise the fire danger level to High (yellow) at 12:01 a.m. on […]

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Weekly Fire Stats July 13-19

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Weekly Fire Stats July 6-12

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