fire danger level

Fire danger “low” on ODF-protected lands

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Effective immediately, the fire danger level on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in southwestern Oregon is now “low.” The change from “moderate” comes amid cooler temperatures, rainfall and a change in overnight humidity levels. The …

ODF urges public awareness of fire danger

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry is urging community members to use extra caution when spending time outdoors. Monday, July 9 was a challenging day for ODF’s Southwest Oregon District and all of the fires that day have been …

ODF organizes 30-acre live burn training

Central Point, Ore. — If you saw smoke pluming near the Table Rocks Friday, it was all part of a controlled burn organized by Oregon Department of Forestry. Around 50 firefighters worked orking away at burning more than 30 acres of land. It’s …

Oregon on extreme fire watch as of tomorrow

Central Point, Ore.- Beginning at midnight the fire danger level will go up from high to extreme. Oregon Department of Forestry says the 2017 fire season started out as expected but there’s definitely room for that to change as what is typically …