Containment Scaled Back for Reeves Fire

SELMA, Ore. – Tuesday night, fire crews were confident that the Reeves Creek Fire burning near Selma would soon be fully contained. By Wednesday morning, the forecast had them less confident. The fire, which has burned 230 acres, was listed at 90 percent containment Tuesday night, but was downgraded to 50 percent containment Wednesday. Fire … Continue reading »

Wash Unit Reduces Spreading of Weeds

SELMA, Ore. — Firefighters are making sure their duty to protect the lands doesn’t stop once they return to the camp. The damage caused by the flames is only one of the many concerns for crew working in the Southern Oregon wilderness. “The Weed Wash Unit” is exactly what it sounds like. Washers make sure … Continue reading »