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Chetco Bar Fire

Unit Information

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3040 Biddle Rd.
Medford, OR 97504

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Incident Contact

Chamise Kramer
Email: chamisekramer@fs.fed.us
Phone: 541-618-2051
Hours: Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm

News Releases — Chetco Bar Fire

Chetco Bar Fire Declared 100% Contained Released: 11/4/2017
Contact: Chamise Kramer, Public Affairs Specialist (541) 618-2051 SW Oregon—The Chetco Bar Fire has been declared 100% contained, effective November 2, 2017. The announcement comes as more wet...
Chetco Bar Fire Update October 20, 2017 Released: 10/20/2017
This will be the last daily update for the Chetco Bar Fire. Updates will be produced as significant events occur and be available online. The entire fire area received over an inch and a half of rain...
Chetco Bar Fire Update October 19, 2017 Released: 10/19/2017
Today’s forecast is calling for up to .5 inches of rain an hour and strong gusty winds over the entire fire area. For safety reasons, firefighters and equipment will not be going into the field...
Weather and Safety Advisory for 10/18 Released: 10/18/2017
Due to tomorrows forecast of up too .5 inches of rain an hour and strong gusty winds over the #ChetcoBarFire area, firefighters and equipment will not be going into the field. All personnel will be...
Chetco Bar Fire Update October 18, 2017 Released: 10/18/2017
The Chetco Bar Fire transitioned from a Type 3 to a Type 4 organization this morning at 7:00 a.m. After a day of working closely together to ensure a smooth transition, Type 3 Incident Commander,...
Chetco Bar Fire Update October 17, 2017 Released: 10/17/2017
The Type 3 organization that is currently managing the Chetco Bar Fire will be transitioning the fire to a Type 4 organization Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. The incoming incident commanders will...
Chetco Bar Fire Update October 16, 2017 Released: 10/16/2017
The Chetco Bar FaceBook page is no longer being updated. Information will continue to be posted on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest FaceBook page, the link can be found below. Officials...
Chetco Bar Fire Update October 15, 2017 Released: 10/15/2017
The Chetco Bar FaceBook page will no longer be utilized. Information will continue to be posted on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest FaceBook page, the link can be found below. Fire...
Chetco Bar Fire Update October 14, 2017 Released: 10/14/2017
Today will be the last day the Chetco Bar FaceBook page will be utilized. Information will continue to be posted on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest FaceBook page, the link can be found...
Chetco Bar Fire Update October 13, 2017 Released: 10/13/2017
Wetting rain has dampened fire activity throughout the Chetco Bar Fire perimeter. Suppression repair has transitioned to a grading operation. Hand crews have finished seeding operations and placement...