prescribed burn

Prescribed burns planned in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – It’s been a relatively uneventful fire season in southwestern Oregon, with significantly less acreage burned this past summer compared to season. And, with the latest weather forecast, some forest managers are transitioning from fire season to “prescribed fire …

Fire training helps Ashland watershed

ASHLAND, Ore. – Several miles up Granite Street and into the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest, firefighters of all skill levels are coming together for the annual Ashland Prescribed Training Exchange, or “TREX” for short. It’s a two-week controlled burn exercise that attracts …

Prescribed burn

Klamath County, Ore. – A prescribed burn is now underway on more than 300 acres of forest between Medford and Klamath Falls. Crews began setting fires Tuesday morning in an area about 23 miles west of Klamath Falls. “We are located between …

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 …