Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Stratton Creek Fire - Human Caused (Vehicle)

Oregon Department of Forestry fire officials have released that it was a vehicle that started the Stratton Creek Fire located 11 miles southwest of Glendale and 14 miles northwest of Grants Pass. The 154-acre fire started in the Stratton Creek Ridge area between Stratton Creek Road and Hog Creek Road in heavy timber and steep terrain on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and eventually burned into public lands managed by Josephine County Forestry. The fire started around 3:00 p.m. on the Fourth of July.

Further details are under investigation.