rogue river-siskiyou national forest

Smoke season not over yet

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire season is starting to wind down but that doesn’t mean we won’t see more smoke in some areas. As we transition into fall with cooler temperatures and high humidity levels, officials say it’s the time to start prescribed …

Fire leaders reflect on this year’s fire season

Medford, Ore.- The U.S. Forest Service is sharing what it learned during this summer’s rough fire season. This year, more than 252,000 acres were burned in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest area. “Thousands were evacuated from their homes for weeks on end,” …

Update on Miller Complex fires

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – The Forest Service predicted the Abney Fire–part of the Miller Complex–would produce a visible plume of smoke above communities in southwestern Oregon Thursday. With the day’s warm and dry weather, fire activity is expected to increase …