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South Obenchain Fire

Unit Information

Medford District
Bureau of Land Management

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Incident Contacts

Jackson County Emergency Management Office
Phone: (541) 776-7338

Wildfire Informatin Center
Phone: 4582064043
Hours: 8 am- 8 pm

Announcements — South Obenchain Fire

When to call 911 Released: 9/19/2020
Please be aware visible flames and smokes will persist within the fire perimeter until a season ending rain or snow event. Only call 911 if flames are actively spreading or if life or property are...
Indian Creek Evaucation Level Lowered Released: 9/17/2020
 The Jackson County Sheriff's office in consultation with the fire managers of the South Obenchain Fire has lowered the evacuation level for the Indian Creek area outside of the fire perimeter from...
Weather Update Released: 9/15/2020
Skies are clearing over the Incident Command Post at Central Point and we’re starting to hear air support flying overhead in support of our mop up efforts. 
Jackson County Sheriff's Office Lowers Evac Level at Shady Cove Released: 9/14/2020
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has reduced the evacuation levels on some locations near the South Obenchain Fire.  Highway 62 has also reopened to through traffic.  Please see the link to...
If you fly we can't! Released: 9/14/2020
Please remember that drone incursions into the temporary flight restricted area will inhibited air resources to working on the fire. 
Fire Update 4:45 pm September 13, 2020 Released: 9/13/2020
 The anticipated increase in winds over the fire area this afternoon has the fire becomng active on the eastern flank. Smoke is inhibiting the use of aircraft at this