Oregon Department of Forestry

Debris burn sparks 20 acre Chalet Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore. – It may be mid-January, but that didn’t stop a wildfire from burning on a hillside south of Klamath Falls on Monday. The ‘Chalet Fire’ broke out shortly before 2 Monday afternoon just off of Chalet Drive on Stukel …

Fire season comes to an end for ODF lands

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– Oregon Department of Forestry says fire season is officially over for it’s lands in Jackson and Josephine County. Over the course of this season, ODF crews battled 348 wildland fires that burned roughly 50,000 acres. Of those 348 fires, …

Elementary students tour fire burn scar

Central Point, Ore. – Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District teamed up with Fire District 3 to host a tour of the Penninger Fire for kids at Jewett Elementary. The main objective of the tour is to teach students about the impacts …

Fire season is not over yet

MEDFORD, Ore. — With all the rain in the forecast lately and cooler temperatures, the end of fire season is fast-approaching. But we’re not in the clear just yet. Oregon Department of Forestry says there are hotter temperatures coming up this week, …