Eagle Point

South Obenchain Fire 35% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Crews continue to make progress fighting the South Obenchain Fire near the community of Butte Falls. The fire started on the afternoon of September 8 about 5 miles east of Eagle Point. It grew to an estimated 32,833 …

South Obenchain Fire burns over 30,000 acres

UPPER ROGUE AREA, Ore. — The South Obenchain Fire has burned just over 32,000 acres. The Oregon Department of Forestry says the fire is 20% contained. It says steep terrain is making it difficult for fire crews. ODF says the main priority …