Prescribed Fire, applying fire to the land following a plan, is a tool used by the Federal Agencies and some private land owners to accomplish various objectives. These objectives include, but are not limited to:

Wildland fire has always played an essential role in the ecological process and as a natural change agent. Aggressive total fire suppression has been the policy for wildland fire management agencies for decades. The knowledge and experience gained over these years have changed fire management philosophy in the Federal agencies. The complete exclusion of fire is now deemed to have been detrimental to the ecosystem and functioning. As a result of the devastating 1994 fire season, the extreme fire behaviors that consumed natural resources, private property and took the lives of the 14 fire fighters on the South Canyon fire, the Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy and Program Review was adopted in 1995. This policy provides direction for the Federal Agencies in the use of wildland fire including prescribed fire.

The Oregon Department of Forestry assists the Federal Agencies and private land owners in the development of plans for the application of prescribed fire.

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Current Rx Burning

Agency Project Name Today's Planned Acres Est. Time of Ignition Legal Descriptive Location Burn Boss Comments Updated
FWF - Bly Ranger District
Bly Ridge WUI 75 1100 36S 13E Sec 27 Bly Ridge C-614 Jose Castillo is the RXB2 trainee. Chiloquin dozer will be contingency. 21-Apr-2014 8:06:50
FWF - Lakeview Ranger District
North Warner Juniper   1200 T36 R22 S19&20 Honey Creek BC-20 Call DV2 or BC20. Patrol only. 16-Apr-2014 19:33:42
FWF - Winter Rim Zone
          None Call BC 31 10-Apr-2014 9:49:01
FWF - Chemult Ranger District
Sting Rx 80 1000 T30 R7 S18,19 Pothole Butte BC-40 Sting RX planned for today- est.80 AC: total of 210 AC burned so far. CR-7 w/12, RR IHC w/20, E-351, E-441. DZ-355(OOS this a.m.). 14-Apr-2014 9:21:09
FWF - Chiloquin Ranger District
Ninemile NF Unit 19/21 200   T35S R8E SEC3 Ninemile BC-50 Chemult Burn Sting RX, On site E-351 and D/T-355 14-Apr-2014 9:26:40
FWF - Klamath Ranger District
No Burning Today             10-Apr-2014 11:55:35
Sheldon/Hart NWR
No Burning Today             21-Apr-2014 10:59:31
Klamath Basin NWRs
No Burning Today           Contact duty officer for resource needs. 11-Apr-2014 7:05:53
FWF - Crater Lake National Park
No Burning Today             9-Apr-2014 12:46:54
ODF Klamath
No Burning Today           Contact DO for dispatch response needs. 10-Apr-2014 10:07:22
FWF - ODF - Lakeview
No Burning Today           Out of fire season. contact DO for fire needs. 10-Apr-2014 10:06:31
BLM Lakeview
South Warner 3-20-14 418 10:00 T39 R23 S16 Highway 140 East between Drake Creek & Deep Creek C-75 RX Bridge Creek at Silver Lake 16-Apr-2014 8:22:44
Bridge Creek RX 942 20:00 T29 R13 S1 & 12 Silver Lake C-75
No Burning Today             10-Apr-2014 9:53:47

LIFC Information

Updated: 24-Apr-2014 6:59:14
LIFC Coordinator = Karalus       On Call Dispatcher = Suba
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Map of Current Rx Burning

Fiscal Year-to-Date Rx Burning Statistics

Agency Number of Projects Acres
FWF-Bly Ranger District2287
FWF-Chemult Ranger District11580
FWF-Chiloquin Ranger District62653
FWF-Klamath Ranger District3216
FWF-Lakeview Ranger District00
FWF-Winter Rim Zone64052
LAD-Lakeview BLM24305
LAD-Klamath Falls Resource Area BLM91242
SHR-Sheldon/Hart NWR3687
Klamath Basin NWR00
CLP-Crater Lake National Park320
USDA-Forest Service Fremont-Winema NF287788
Bureau of Land Management Lakeview District115547
US Fish & Wildlife Service3687
National Park Service320
Oregon Dept of Forestry010
SCOFMP Totals4514052
Updated 21-Apr-2014 10:59:31 by the Sheldon/Hart NWR