Lightning in Southern Oregon

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — The owners of Rough & Ready Lumber Mill in Cave Junction say every time a thunderstorm rolls through southern Oregon during fire season, they are anxious to see if their privately owned forest land survives. Last year they lost some land due to the Douglas Complex fire. They say they manage … Continue reading »

Lightning-Induced Fires Has ODF Busy

NEAR BUTTE FALLS, Ore. – Thunderstorms continue to be a threat across Southern Oregon, with 16 lightning induced fires sparking early Wednesday morning. The largest of those 16, is burning near Butte Falls across 4 acres. “Right now it’s very dry, so we’re operating under the assumption that we’re going to get quite a few … Continue reading »