fuel reduction

Controlled burn sends smoke above Ashland

Ashland, Ore. – A controlled burn will be sending smoke above the Rogue Valley for the next two days. According to the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project, crews are taking advantage of the cool, moist conditions at the high elevation on the …

Controlled burn continues in Ashland Watershed

Ashland, Ore. – Controlled burning in the Ashland Watershed continued on Friday. According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, the fuel-reduction burn will take place on 67 acres of land above Ashland. The No Candies Trail may experience partial closures during the …

Visible smoke from controlled burns expected

Jackson County, Ore. – Smoke from controlled burns may be visible across the Rogue Valley starting on Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service said that smoke from the prescirbed burns will likely be seen by people in Medford, Phoenix, Talent, Ashland, and the …

Out of control burn near Central Point

  Central Point, Ore. – Firefighters responded to a fuel reduction burn that got out of control on Wednesday afternoon near Central Point. According to Jackson County Fire District 3, a landowner was conducting the burn along Scenic Avenue when the fire …