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Local fire season to begin July 11

The Oregon Department of Forestry announced that fire season will be declared Monday, July 11 at 1 a.m. in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association region, which stretches from northern Yamhill County to Astoria and from near Forest Grove to the Pacific Ocean.

Fire season over for all Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands

The Game Hog Creek Fire, July 22 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley Fire season ended in the last of the 16 million acres of Oregon forestland protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry as of Friday morning, ODF said.  Three districts—Klamath-Lake, Northeast Oregon and the Walker Range Forest Patrol Association—were the[Read More…]

Crews ‘made good progress’ on Game Hog Creek Fire by Wednesday evening

Stacks of water bottles await firefighters at the Rogers Camp Trailhead on Wednesday, July 14. Photo: Chas Hundley The Oregon Department of Forestry said that fire crews battling the Game Hog Creek Fire in the Tillamook State Forest have made “good progress” in halting the blaze.  “Although the fire remains[Read More…]

Crews from Banks, area fire agencies deployed to central Oregon in case of fire

Banks Fire District firefighters and other area agencies prepare to deploy to central Oregon. Photo: TVF&R Local firefighters from Washington County and the Oregon Department of Forestry are providing aid to other Oregon counties anticipating potential fires in central Oregon and currently battling blazes in southern Oregon as most of[Read More…]

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