wildfire

Gopher Fire update: 352 acres, 15% contained

PROSPECT, Ore. – The Gopher Fire burning in the Sky Lakes Wilderness is now 15% contained. On September 5, lightning strikes sparked five small fires about 11 miles east of Prospect in the perimeter of 2008’s Middle Fork Fire. Those five fires …

Series of small fires contained near Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – Crews raced to battle a series of small fires that started along Highway 66 near Dead Indian Memorial Road Monday. The Oregon Department of Forestry responded before 3:00 p.m. to four small fires ranging in size from 1/10 of …

Lone Fire update: 5,737 acres, 55% contained

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – Firefighters are making progress on the Lone Fire burning in Modoc County. Pictures show the just part of the area where the fire has been through in grassland and juniper forests about 47 miles southeast of Klamath …

Gopher Fire burning in the Sky Lakes Wilderness

ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST, Ore. – A fire burning in the Sky Lakes wilderness south of Crater Lake has grown to an estimated 200 acres. Recent lightning strikes caused five small fires about 13 miles east of Prospect. Those fires combined and …

Lone Fire in Modoc County 0% contained

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – A new wildfire burning in a remote part of Northern California quickly grew to over 2,500 since it first started Thursday. While 17 fires were reported in the Modoc National Forest, the largest is the Lone Fire …