Where The Wildfires Are In The Pacific Northwest

Aug 21, 2017
Originally published on September 11, 2017 5:02 pm

UPDATE (Aug. 28, 2017, 9:13 a.m. P.T.) After a rainy, cool winter and spring, this year's fire season kicked off June 7 in southern Oregon.

The summer has brought little rainfall, prompting fire protection districts and associations to declare fire season as conditions become drier and the temperatures rise. On Aug. 2, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency as wildfire danger increased across the state.

Below, find a list of this season's active wildfires in Oregon and southern Washington. This summer is expected to be average for wildfire activity.

Oregon

2017 SCOFMP Wildfires:

Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon

Date of origin: June 29

Bear Butte Fire:

Location: Anthony Lakes, Oregon

Date of origin: August 4

Chetco Bar Fire:

Location: Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest,Oregon

Date of origin: July 12

Hot, Dry Conditions Keeps Coastal Oregon Town In Wildfire Danger (Aug. 27, 2017)

As Chetco Bar Fire Delays School Year, Superintendent Steps Up For Fire Crews (Aug. 25, 2017)

Chetco Bar Fire Promises More Fear And Uncertainty For Southwest Oregon (Aug. 24, 2017)

Chetco Bar Fire In Brookings Now The Top Priority Fire In The Country (Aug. 22, 2017)

Evacuations Ordered As Chetco Bar Fire Threatens Homes (Aug. 20, 2017)

Cinder Butte Fire:

Location: Riley, Oregon

Date of origin: August 2

Falcon Complex:

Location: Tiller, Oregon

Date of origin: August 8

Flounce Fire:

Location: Shady Cove, Oregon

Date of origin: August 7

High Cascades Complex:

Location: Rogue River-Siskiyou and Crater Lake National Park

Date of origin: August 13

Horse Creek Complex:

Location: Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon

Date of origin: August 10

Horse Prairie Fire:

Location: Horse Prairie, Oregon

Date of origin: August 26

Horse Prairie Fire Ignites South Of Roseburg (Aug. 27, 2017)

Indian Creek Fire:

Location: Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness, Oregon

Date of origin: July 4

Jones Fire:

Location: Lowell, Oregon

Date of origin: August 10

Miller Complex:

Location: Cave Junction, Oregon

Date of origin: August 14

Milli Fire:

Location: Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon

Date of origin: August 11

Milli Fire Expands Outside Sisters, Forcing Evacuations (Aug. 19, 2017)

Wildfire Threatens Buildings In Central Oregon, Shelter Open (Aug. 17, 2017)

Nena Springs Fire:

Location: Warm Springs, Oregon

Date of origin: August 8

Rain Helps Firefighters Make Progress On Warm Springs Fire (Aug. 14, 2017)

Warm Springs Reservation Fire Grows To 34,000 Acres (Aug. 12, 2017)

North Pelican Fire:

Location: Klamath Falls

Date of origin: August 10

Rebel Fire:

Location: Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon

Date of origin: August 4

Oregon Wildfire Causes Evacuations In Prime Eclipse Zone (Aug. 18, 2017)

Shan Creek Fire:

Location: Grants Pass, Oregon

Date of origin: August 10

Staley Fire:

Location: Willamette National Forest, Oregon

Date of origin: August 9

Umpqua North Complex:

Location: Northern Umpqua National Forest, Oregon

Date of origin: August 11

Upper Mine Fire:

Location: Pueblo Mountains, Red Point, Oregon

Date of origin: July 26

Whitewater Fire:

Location: Mt. Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon

Date of origin: July 25

2 New Fires Start Near Breitenbush And Growing Whitewater Fire (Aug. 12, 2017)

Whitewater Wildfire Closes Prime Solar Eclipse Viewing Area (Aug. 8, 2017)

Jefferson Fire Triples, Adding To Eugene-Springfield Area Smoke (Aug. 4, 2017)

Wildfires, Wind Cast Haze Over The Willamette Valley (Aug. 3, 2017)

Whitewater Fire Nears Jefferson Park Alpine Basin, Expected To Grow (Aug. 2, 2017)

Growing Wildfire Closes Jefferson Park, Pacific Crest Trail (July 31, 2017)

Washington

Dry Creek Fire:

Location: Husum, Washington

Date of origin: July 7

Wildfires Burning In Oregon, Southwest Washington

Norse Peak Fire:

Location: Cliffdell, Washington

Date of origin: August 11

Snake River Fire:

Location: Pomeroy, Washington

Date of origin: July 15

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