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Umpqua National Forest Fire Update

ROSEBURG, OR – August 6, 2020 – The Wit’s End Fire was declared controlled yesterday afternoon and the crew hiked out safely at the end of shift. Two modules of Crew-3 will again hike into the location of the Wit’s End Fire today to continue to monitor the fire Read More

Fir Mountain Fire Update 8-6-2020

THE DALLES, ORE. –  Firefighters continue to make good progress on the Fir Mountain Fire. The fire remains 313 acres and is now 50% contained. By the end of yesterday’s day shift, the fire was lined around it’s perimeter by dozer line, handline and roads. Last Read More

Firefighters Engaged on New Fire

ROSEBURG, OR – August 5, 2020 – Wildland Firefighting crews located a fire, named the Wits End Fire, yesterday in the Cinnamon Butte area and began suppression work utilizing 2 engines, a Type 2 helicopter (from the Willamette National Forest) and Diamond Lake Crew 3. Read More

Crook County Seatbelt Blitz

The Crook County Sheriff’s Office will be joining other law enforcement agencies around the state in a statewide safety belt enforcement “Blitz” from August 24, 2020 to September 6, 2020. This safety belt blitz is provided through overtime funding from the Oregon Read More