Wildfire - Oregon Dept of Forestry
Current information about fires on department-protected lands
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Northeast Oregon firefighters catch Hay Creek Fire at 74 acres
Firefighters from ODF's Northeast Oregon District were able to catch at 74 acres a fire burning in grass and timber over the weekend abo...
ODF reciprocates for help from California this summer by sending four engines to Northern California fires
In making the case for the U.S. to lend supplies to nations fighting the Nazis in Europe in 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt likened ...
Despite cooler overnight temperatures, fire can still pose a danger in Oregon. This was demonstrated Monday evening when firefighters from ...
Monday, October 9, 2017
National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8-14
Ever since 1925, National Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday of the week when Oct. 9 falls in commemor...
Friday, October 6, 2017
Campaign to educate eclipse visitors about Oregon’s fire season paid off in fewer wildfires
Above: Visitors coming to Oregon for the Aug. 21 eclipse were made aware of wildfire risks in a statewide campaign this summer. The camp...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
October wildfire stopped in southern Oregon at 9.5 acres
Above: October continues to see some fire starts, such as the Little Applegate Fire in southern Oregon. It burned 9.5 acres before bein...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Regulated forest closure ends in ODF's Central Oregon District
PRINEVILLE, Ore. - Over the last few weeks cooler temperatures and increased precipitation have reduced the fire danger throughout central...
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