Fire and Aviation Management

CURRENT SITUATION

Fire Danger Rating: HIGH

Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL): II

  • Current IFPL: (541) 957-3489

Public Use Restrictions:

News Releases:

Wildland Fire Info - InciWeb - Incident Information System - InciWeb is an interagency wildland fire incident information management system.

Northwest Interagency Coordination Center (NWCC) - The NWCC serves as the nortwest area geographic focal point to provide logistical support and intelligence relative to anticipated and ongoing wildland fire activity for all federal and cooperating state wildland fire suppression agencies.

National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) - Located in Boise, Idaho, NIFC is the nationwide clearinghouse for information on current wildland fire status and national situation reports

WILDFIRES IN OREGON THIS SUMMER (2013)

The Oregon Department of Forestry is facing extreme challenges in wildfire suppression this season. They continue to meet these challenges with strong participation from the federal wildand fire community, local cooperators, tribes, and other partners. The vigorous interagency response to Oregon’s wildfires reflects a mutual commitment to wildfire suppression across jurisdictions and the shared priority of human safety. Read the message about extreme challenges in wildfire suppression from Oregon Department of Forestry (649 KB PDF).

CONTACTS

Forest Service

Douglas Forest Protection Association (DFPA)

  • For information on burning restrictions and closures on land protected by DFPA, call the Closure Information Line at (541) 672-0379, or visit the DFPA web site at www.dfpa.net.
  • For burning permits or other business, call DFPA headquarters at (541) 672-6507.

FIREWORKS

Fireworks of any type are prohibited on National Forest lands under Federal Law. Some exceptions occur, but only under special use permit, at the discretion of land managers and in strict accordance with fire prevention regulations.

FIRE STATS

2008

  • Number of Starts: 20
  • Acres Burned: 6

2007

  • Number of Starts: 54
  • Acres Burned: 20

2006

  • Number of Starts: 65
  • Acres Burned: 79

2005

  • Number of Starts: 21
  • Acres Burned: 2

2004

  • Number of Starts: 27
  • Acres Burned: 10

2003

  • Number of Starts: 38
  • Acres Burned: 1,297

2002

  • Number of Starts: 102
  • Acres Burned: 88,159

FIRE EMPLOYMENT

Wildland Firefighter Employment Information Brochure - Umpqua National Forest (1,070 KB PDF)

Find more information about fire-fighting and fire-related positions, both permanent and temporary job opportunities visit the Forest Service Fire & Aviation Management Employment web site.