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Evacuations in Lincoln City

ODOT: Valley, No. Coast: U.S. 101 is closed from Gleneden Beach through Lincoln City to the junction of U.S. 101 and OR 18 due to wildfire. Avoid the area and leave the road open for evacuation and response crews. OR 18 Salmon River Highway remains closed from U.S. 101 to milepost 7, east of Rose […]

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Attached level 3 Evacuation Map

Updated Level 2 and 3 Evacuation maps. Level 3 – Leave Immeadiately Waltz Hill Rd to Baseline Rd Baseline Rd to Bewley Rd Bewley Rd to Vaughn Rd Vaughn Rd to Aldebrook Rd This incudes Willowbrook Dr, Timberline Rd, Salmonberry Rd, Seattle Rd east of Bewley Rd, western Nobel Springs, and Pike Rd. We are […]

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EXTREME FIRE DANGER

EXTREME FIRE DANGER: Starting Monday, all state-managed forests, including the Tillamook, Clatsop and Santiam state forests, will be in extreme fire danger with expected high winds accompanying hot temps and low humidities. This closes OHV trails and adds additional campfire restrictions. Visitors should consider leaving Monday or delaying their visit until fire danger moderates. Info: […]

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ABOVE-NORMAL FIRE SEASON PREDICTED FOR WESTERN OREGON

EUGENE, Ore. — Western Oregon residents can expect an above-normal fire season this year, according to a recently released forecast from the National Interagency Fire Center. Oregon is already seeing small fires pop up across the state, including the Dowens Fire in Cottage Grove back in May.  ‘THIS IS SUMMER FIRE WEATHER’: Crews continue to mop up […]

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Fire Restrictions & Closures

​When FIRE SEASON​ goes into effect, some activities in the great outdoors are prone to start fires. In an effort to prevent these fires from starting, the Oregon Department of Forestry and our partners impose restrictions pertaining to public and work related activities. To find out what is and is and is not allowed in your area, follow […]

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Firefighters make progress on Hendrix Fire near Ashland

Posted by Oregon Dept. of Forestry information officers at 4:28 PM  ASHLAND, Ore. –  Firefighters are taking advantage of favorable conditions to make progress on the Hendrix Fire 9 miles southwest of Ashland. The Oregon Department of Forestry is in Unified Command with the U.S. Forest Service on the fire. The 1,060-acre fire is burning in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and on about […]