High Fire Danger Beginning July 4th

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry will be raising the fire danger threat to high come Independence Day. After the historically dry spring and now sudden start to summer, the projected dry conditions have prompted the rise for both Jackson & Josephine Counties. ODF says wild land fires are about 30% higher this … Continue reading »

Fire Threat Rising as the 4th Nears

OREGON — Although cool and damp weather has helped to calm the wildfire threat in recent weeks, the fire danger is forecasted to rise in the coming days in addition to the temperatures. Humidity levels and fuel moistures will be decreasing and this is a concern with the 4th of July approaching. The Oregon Department … Continue reading »

Change of Season Doesn’t Change Danger

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —  The start of fall in southern Oregon doesn’t mean a let up in fire danger. Officials with The Oregon Department of Forestry say this is about as dry as it gets. “We haven’t had measurable rain in a big part of southwest Oregon for 90 to almost 150 days” said Brian … Continue reading »

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