fire danger level

Fire danger level: Public use v. industrial

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — With the fire danger level now at “extreme,” the Oregon Department of Forestry is urging residents to be alert and aware of the restrictions, but not everyone has the same restrictions. There are two different categories of regulations, …

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 …