chetco bar fire

Oregon redwoods damaged in Chetco Bar Fire

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – One of the northern-most redwood groves in the United States was damaged in the Chetco Bar Fire, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Officials stated on Saturday about 25% of a redwood grove in Oregon’s Wheeler …

Chetco Bar Fire update

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – Following recent wet weather, the Chetco Bar Fire stands at 94% contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Firefighters made good progress during the past week strengthening lines around the fire burning northeast of Brookings. As …

All Chetco Bar Fire evacuation notices lifted

Josephine County, Ore. –  After all Chetco Bar Fire evacuation notices in Curry County were lifted Monday, Josephine County followed suit. On September 20, the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office issued the following letter: Based on current weather and fire behavior, the Josephine …

New fire burning near Chetco Bar Fire

West Fork Indigo Creek, Ore. — A new fire is burning near the Chetco Bar Fire. According to the US Forest Service, the Indigo Fire started up Monday, and is approximately 134 acres in size. USFS said the Indigo Fire is burning …

Chetco Bar Fire update

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – Crews fighting the Chetco Bar Fire plan to take advantage of favorable weather conditions while they work to contain and hold the fire line near high-value areas. According to the U.S. Forest Service, Tuesday is the …

Chetco Bar Fire update

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – Thursday’s wet weather helped reduce fire activity on parts of the Chetco Bar Fire, according to the Oregon State Fire Marshal. Crews were able to move closer to the fire’s edge and build more direct containment …