Hugo Road Fire

Final update on the Hugo Road Fire

Hugo, Ore. – Unless conditions drastically change, the final update on the Hugo Road fire said it is 86% contained and still 199 acres. Crews worked overnight mopping up to 300 ft. from the fire’s edge. All residents are at a level …

Cause of Hugo Road Fire revealed

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – As firefighters increase containment of the Hugo Road Fire burning ten miles north-northwest of Grants Pass. The Oregon Department of Forestry said the wildfire continues to hold steady at 199 acres. Containment has increased to 75%. Investigators determined …

Hugo Road Fire 67% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Containment of the Hugo Road Fire has increased to 67% Wednesday. The Oregon Department of Forestry said the wildfire burning ten miles north-northwest of Grants Pass has held steady at 199 acres over the last 24 hours. However, …

Hugo Road Fire 45% contained

Evacuation levels in the following article were updated on 09/04/18 at 1:20 p.m. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Over 200 structures remain under threat due to the Hugo Road Fire burning in Josephine County. The Oregon Department of Forestry said the fire started …

Firefighters fight fires and fatigue

MERLIN, Ore.– The beginning of September will mark more than Labor Day. In what has been a hazardous summer in terms of smoke and wildfires, this week will mark the third month of fire season for southern Oregon and northern California after …

Hugo Road Fire declared a “conflagration”

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown has officially declared the Hugo Road Fire a “conflagration.” This will allow state resources to respond to the wildfire burning in Josephine County. According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, the grass fire started …