Fire Season Regulations

Fire season is over on lands protected by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry's Southwest Oregon District. The district protects 1.8 million acres of state, private, county, city and Bureau of Land Management forestlands in Jackson and Josephine counties. The public regulated use fire danger level on the Oregon Dept. of Forestry's Southwest Oregon District is "low" (green).

For more information, contact the Southwest Oregon District's unit offices:
Medford Unit
5286 Table Rock Rd.
Central Point, OR 97502
(541) 664-3328
Fax: (541) 664-4340

Grants Pass Unit
5375 Monument Dr.
Grants Pass, OR 97526
(541) 474-3152
Fax: (541) 474-3158
Links to related information

Oregon Department of Forestry fire prevention regulations:

Weather conditions and forecasts:
To report a fire: Dial 911. Be prepared to tell the dispatcher who you are, where the fire is located, and how to contact you. Do not hang up until the dispatcher asks you to. For more information about emergency reporting, see the Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon website.

To ensure you'll know about an emergency in your area: Sign up for Citizen Alert, a Jackson County notification system which helps local officials to provide you with critical information quickly when a fire, flood, earthquake or other emergency occurs.

For wildfire prevention regulations on other southern Oregon state and private forestlands:

For information about wildfires in the Pacific Northwest: Northwest Interagency Coordination Center

For national wildfire information:

For information about local national forests:

1 comment:

  1. During high fire danger, ammunition with a steel core bullet (attracts a magnet) should also be prohibited. This type of bullet core can cause sparks if a rock or steel is hit.