A natural cover fire was first reported Tuesday September 8, 2020. Additional fires ignited on Sept. 8 during this high-wind event, and merged to encompass approx. 131,542 acres. This fire is fully contained, although tree stumps and roots continue to smolder as of April 2021.
Residents and campers were safely evacuated. This fire destroyed approx. 109 homes. No lives were lost.
A natural cover fire was reported early Tuesday am on September 8, 2020 during a high-wind event, and was brought under control the same day. This fire was located between North Bank Rd. and French Creek Rd., and required evacuation of nearby homes.
No lives or homes were lost
This group of lightening-caused fires originated on the Umpqua National Forest east of Glide. Several fires inside the complex either threatened or burned onto private holdings protected by DFPA. An Incident Management Team from Alaska managed the complex of fires while DFPA protected land that was threatened. This fire burned 316 acres of land protected by DFPA (Fall Creek Fire: 57 acres. Happy Dog Fire: 259 acres).