The Smoke is Here to Stay

NEAR MERLIN, Ore. — Fire officials say despite the amount of expertise assigned to these fires, we will likely be feeling the effects for quite a while. Experts say while fire behavior is influenced by changes in humidity and winds, nothing short of an extended period of rain would have a long term impact. They … Continue reading »

Most Recent Fire Information

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The SW Oregon Joint Information Center will be holding a press conference later this afternoon at the Grants Pass Interagency Office to give updates regarding the fires burning in Josephine & Douglas Counties. Currently there are 3,585 personnel staffed. The latest fire acreage and containment is listed below. Douglas Complex 25,396 … Continue reading »