fire danger

Officials ban campfires in Oregon State Parks

Salem, Ore. – Effective August 16, campfires with open flames are prohibited in Oregon State parks and other properties managed or owned by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The restrictions include all Oregon beaches. According to Oregon Parks and Rec, charcoal …

Fire danger increases to high

Medford, Ore. – Fire danger levels in Jackson and Josephine Counties increased to “high” Friday. The Oregon Department of Forestry said the regulations affect nearly two million acres of lands protected by ODF’s Southwest Oregon District. The following regulations are in effect, …

Fire danger lowers to “high”

Medford, Ore. — Cooler temperatures and higher humidity will bring the fire danger level down to “high” on Thursday. The Oregon Department of Forestry says some fire restrictions are still in place in Jackson and Josephine counties. No debris burning, sky lanterns …

Fire danger level high, but not yet extreme

Jackson County, Ore. — Despite low humidity and high temperatures, the Oregon Department of Forestry still hasn’t moved the fire danger level to extreme. Although the area is still in the yellow, or high range, there are precautions to be taken in …
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