fire danger

Fire dangerLightning-caused wildfires have burned more than 50,000 acres of forest in southern Oregon. While the Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Western Lane and South Cascade districts escaped most of the thunderstorm activity, the districts are concerned about another source of fire starts: people.

Fire danger lingers in Western Lane District

October 4th, 2012 5:18 PM

Tinder Dry Conditions and High Fire Danger

Delay Outdoor Burning Season

September 28

Dry weather could mean more land closures for deer hunters

ODFW logoWith the opening of the rifle deer season a week away (Saturday, Sept. 29), ODFW and Oregon Department of Forestry are warning hunters they may find more private forestlands closed this year due to the high fire danger.

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