This has been a really bad wildfire season in the West and particularly in Oregon. Here is my final update for the season showing the last of the remaining wildfires and the efforts to put them out.
With all of the attention being paid to the hurricane caused problems that are having a severe impact on parts of the U.S. not much attention is being paid to the fact that so much of Oregon is on fire. How many fires are there and just how are they being dealt with? I’ll explain.
With the extended period of dry weather added to the very warm temperatures the wildfire season in Oregon has blossomed rapidly. Where are those fires and how bad are they? I’ll explain.
It’s that time of the year when wildfires break out due to the excessively hot and dry weather conditions by natural causes or human started.. We’ll take a look at the latest information concerning the current fires in the state of Oregon.
Has there been any improvement in the status of the wildfire situation in the state of Oregon? I’ll explain how many fires and how bad they are.
EUGENE, Ore. — Crews are still on the scene of a brush fire that broke out just west of Eugene Wednesday night. The fire is near West 11th Avenue and Greenhill Road. So far it has burned about 40 acres. Although most of the fire was extinguished Wednesday night, as the sun came up and … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A busy day for fire crews on Wednesday. Not one, but two brush fires flare up. Crews remained on the scene of a brush fire at Ken Nielson and Cantrell Roads Wednesday night which is just west of Eugene. They were out there several times throughout the day as the fire kept … Continue reading »
ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas Forest Protective Association has increased the fire danger to extreme on its protected lands. The increase in the fire danger level is due to the hot and dry weather conditions, along with the severity of the drought stricken vegetation throughout the county. “With the current conditions, wildfires can easily start … Continue reading »
The recent hazy days were the result of wildfires to our south. Find out more and what you can do to help protect your property.
NEAR BEATTY, Ore. — Two structures have been lost to the Ferguson Fire burning about 30 miles east of Klamath Falls, and five miles north of Beatty. South Central Oregon Incident Management Team reports six structures are still threatened by the fire. The fire is currently at 200 acres and is 20 percent contained. The … Continue reading »