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South Umpqua Complex

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Umpqua National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Oregon
Roseburg, OR 97471

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News Releases — South Umpqua Complex

South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-29-18 Released: 7/29/2018
Miles Fire and Columbus Fire burned actively on Saturday, but fire spread was slower than on Friday. Relative humidity stayed a little higher, and spot fires were less common and closer to the main...
South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-28-18 Released: 7/28/2018
Weather and fuel conditions aligned Friday, creating an increase in fire activity on Columbus Fire and Miles Fire. A pocket of dry air passed over the South Umpqua Complex during the afternoon. The...
South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-27-18 Released: 7/27/2018
Firefighters have established fire lines, built by hand or with bulldozers, all the way around Snowshoe Fire. Large interior pockets of fuel continue to burn. Many hot areas near the edges of the...
South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-26-18 Released: 7/26/2018
Firefighters continue to make progress on the fires included in the South Umpqua Complex. The weather turned warmer and a little drier on Wednesday, but most areas of the fires didn’t show...
South Umpqua Complex Update 7/25/2018 Released: 7/25/2018
Fire behavior moderated on Tuesday, but is expected to escalate again today. Firefighters made significant gains on Tuesday, but night shift on the Snowshoe Fire reported a dry wind from the...
South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-24-18 Released: 7/24/2018
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office issued a Level 2 Evacuation Notice on Monday for 49 residences located along the West Fork Trail Creek Road and other nearby addresses. The area is in the...
South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-23-18 Released: 7/23/2018
A community meeting will be held at the Tiller Fire Department this evening at 6:30 PM. Fire officials will explain the fire situation and suppression effort and respond to questions. The...
South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-22-18 Released: 7/22/2018
Firefighters are making progress on the Miles Fire in areas that have been threatening private residences, though the Level 2 Evacuation order remains in effect. The fire continues to spread to the...
South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-21-18 Released: 7/21/2018
The Umpqua National Forest has issued an Emergency Fire Closure for several trails and roads on the Forest. A list of the closed roads and trails can be seen on the second page of this update or as...
South Umpqua Complex Daily Update 7-20-18 Released: 7/20/2018
The Miles Fire continues to be the highest priority of the 25 fires being tracked and suppressed by the Incident Management Team. Due to the advance of the fire, a level 2 evacuation notice was...