Fire, Oregon Department of Forestry, TILLAMOOK FOREST

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 final holdouts, ending their fire season on Friday morning. 

Fire season ended in this part of Oregon October 1, bringing to a close a season that saw the region dodge some of the larger fires the rest of the state saw. 

The local area, known as the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association (NWOFPA) region, stretches north to the Columbia River, west to the Pacific Ocean, south to Sheridan, and east to parts of Gales Creek, the Killin Wetlands outside of Banks and to . . .

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