Depoe Bay Fire District
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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area Open • Recreational Fires

September 02

The Oregon Department of Forestry packed up camp at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area on Sunday, August 28, and the area is now reopened to the public.

We've received many calls asking: Are backyard barbecues, firepits, and beach fires okay? The open burning ban currently in effect for the Depoe Bay Fire District applies primarily to rubbish and yard debris. Recreational, warming, and ... (Full Story & Photos)

2500 Road Fire 90% Contained • FINAL UPDATE: 7:30am Saturday, August 27, 2016 from Oregon Department of Forestry

August 27

Note: This will be the final update from the incident management team.

The Oregon Department of Forestry’s Incident Management Team, led by Incident Commander Charlie Redheffer, will hand the fire over to a smaller Type 4 organization on Sunday. The Team would like to thank the Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, and Lincoln County communities for their kind hospitality and support during its stay.

Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

The incident management team will be leaving Sunday, and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area will reopen soon.
The incident management team will be leaving Sunday, and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area will reopen soon.

2500 Road Fire 70% Contained • UPDATE: 8am Fri., August 26, 2016 from Oregon Department of Forestry

August 26

Yesterday’s weather tested the firelines as predicted it would. All three of the fire’s containment lines held. In fact, the wind and the lower relative humidity aided to find hot spots inside the perimeter by allowing them to heat up and smoke. Mike Totey, ODF District Forester, said, “It passed the test."

Further mop up of the fires will continue today. The northernmost section of the fire (division ... (Full Story & Photos)

2500 Road Fire • How Can I Help?

August 25

We've been asked: Is there anything that the public can drop off for the crews to keep them healthy and comfortable?

Tina Young, Public Information Officer for the Oregon Department of Forestry, says that the firefighters planned well and have most everything they need—including lots of water and Gatorade and a fully stocked kitchen at the fire camp.

Ms. Young added that the outpouring of support ... (Full Story & Photos)

Allison and Ashley Cooklin stopped by Wednesday afternoon with cookies for the wildlands firefighters from Lincoln City Girl Scouts Troop 10143.
Allison and Ashley Cooklin stopped by Wednesday afternoon with cookies for the wildlands firefighters from Lincoln City Girl Scouts Troop 10143.

Cellular Service Outages in Depoe Bay

August 25

Any cellular phone outages in Depoe Bay are unrelated to the wildlands fire. Service outages should be temporary and are caused by tower maintenance.... (Full Story & Photos)

2500 Road Fire • MAP as of 9:51pm, Wed., August 24, 2016 from Oregon Department of Forestry

August 25

Oregon Department of Forestry shared an incident map current as of Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 9:51pm.

The complete map can be downloaded as a PDF by following the link below.

Depoe Bay Fire District will continue to share updates from the Oregon Department of Forestry as we receive them.... (Full Story & Photos)

Oregon Department of Forestry crews wrestle with rough terrain to build a fireline on Wednesday. Photo courtesy Oregon Department of Forestry
Oregon Department of Forestry crews wrestle with rough terrain to build a fireline on Wednesday. Photo courtesy Oregon Department of Forestry

2500 Road Fire • UPDATE: 9am Thu., August 25, 2016 from Oregon Department of Forestry

August 25

Fire crews had a very productive day on the fire yesterday. Crews improved firelines and prepped for the incoming weather today.

Today’s objectives will be to continue mop up efforts inside the fire perimeter, while maintaining a secure containment line, and being available for initial attack if other fires occur. Goals for the inside of the perimeter of the fires will be to mop up 100 feet from ... (Full Story & Photos)

2500 Road Fire • PHOTOS

August 24

Today Fire Chief Joshua Williams and Oregon State Representative David Gomberg inspected the area affected by the 2500 Road Fire about 2 miles east of Depoe Bay.... (Full Story & Photos)

Depoe Bay Fire Chief Joshua Williams and Oregon State Representative David Gomberg inspect the area of the 2500 Road Fire. Oregon Department of Forestry has taken command of the incident. Depoe Bay Fire Station 2200 in Gleneden Beach is being used as a command center.
Depoe Bay Fire Chief Joshua Williams and Oregon State Representative David Gomberg inspect the area of the 2500 Road Fire. Oregon Department of Forestry has taken command of the incident. Depoe Bay Fire Station 2200 in Gleneden Beach is being used as a command center.

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2016 Incidents
Fire EMS Other
Jan 0 41 19
Feb 0 45 15
Mar 0 57 18
Apr 1 42 25
May 0 46 25
Jun 0 41 17
Jul 1 47 19
Aug 3 51 26
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 5 370 164

2015 Incidents
Fire EMS Other
Jan 0 34 10
Feb 2 24 10
Mar 1 48 23
Apr 1 37 17
May 3 34 16
Jun 8 37 16
Jul 4 47 22
Aug 3 42 30
Sep 4 48 17
Oct 1 46 23
Nov 1 28 17
Dec 2 37 36
Total 30 462 237

Past Incidents
2015 30 462 237
2014 16 414 206
2013 11 409 180
2012 21 439 194
2011 30 421 152
2010 5 349 183
2009 25 375 174
2008 20 341 146

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