A fast-moving wildfire broke out late Friday west of O'Brien in southern Josephine County. The fire is on Lone Mountain and is estimated at 250 acres. The fire started around 6:45 p.m. on Bureau of Land Management land, protected by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry, and crossed onto the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. An incident management team has been ordered to oversee suppression of the fire.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.