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
No Burning Today           mop up and patrol 12-Nov-2015 7:44:39
FWF - Lakeview Ranger District
No Burning Today             23-Nov-2015 12:20:08
FWF - Winter Rim Zone
BEN YOUNG 32 242 1000 T36 R19 S8 FS RD 3510 BC-30 Call BC-30 with needs 8-Feb-2016 8:38:31
FWF - Chemult Ranger District
Hare T.S 4,11,13,19,21,22,25,27 8 1100 T-27R-10 Sec 20,21,28,29 Tea Table CAPT-341 Boyd RXB3 T 18-Nov-2015 9:32:06
FWF - Chiloquin Ranger District
Butte TS 400 0930 T33 R8 all sections West of Applegate Butte BC-50 Continuation of burning in Butte TS. Beginning North TS. Attempting 2-4 units in Field. Souza Burn Boss 11-Dec-2015 13:35:21
North TS 1000 0945 T34 R8 S0-20 North of Sprague River Road BC-50
FWF - Klamath Ranger District
Pile Burning 75 1000 T37 R5 S14,15& T36R6S19 Lake of the Woods Foreman 6- David Lilly Unit #364 called out 10/3/15 8-Dec-2015 9:46:21
Sheldon/Hart NWR
No Burning Today             2-Oct-2014 8:53:30
Klamath Basin NWRs
Bear Valley Piles 5 1000 40N 8E Sec 29 Bear Valley NWR None Jared Culbertson is Burn Boss. Preston Bridges is RXB3 Trainee. 8-Dec-2015 8:24:34
FWF - Crater Lake National Park
No Burning Today           Highway 62 and Munson Hill Piles called "out" on 11/20/2015. 20-Nov-2015 14:28:46
ODF Klamath
No Burning Today             10-Feb-2015 15:08:14
FWF - ODF - Lakeview
No Burning Today             2-Oct-2014 8:55:08
BLM Lakeview
South Warner 650 10:00 T40 R21 S16 Big Valley C-75 Call D.O. for resource needs. We are burning in T40 R22 SEC22 11-Feb-2016 6:25:32
Green Mt. 1500       None
Keno Handpiles 138 0900 T40S R8E Sec 21, 28 2 miles NW of Warden S of Keno Warden Rd Sullivan  1-Feb-2016 7:18:49

LIFC Information

Updated: 10-Feb-2016 6:56:16
LIFC Coordinator = Karalus       On Call Dispatcher = Phillips
Comments =LIFC will be staffed accordingly to support Prescribed Fire Operations.

Fiscal Year-to-Date Rx Burning Statistics

Agency Number of Projects Acres
FWF-Bly Ranger District1635
FWF-Chemult Ranger District210
FWF-Chiloquin Ranger District3247
FWF-Klamath Ranger District795
FWF-Lakeview Ranger District31500
FWF-Winter Rim Zone00
LAD-Lakeview BLM56654
LAD-Klamath Falls Resource Area BLM41
SHR-Sheldon/Hart NWR3687
Klamath Basin NWR112
CLP-Crater Lake National Park294
USDA-Forest Service Fremont-Winema NF162487
Bureau of Land Management Lakeview District96655
US Fish & Wildlife Service4699
National Park Service294
Oregon Dept of Forestry010
SCOFMP Totals319945
Updated 11-Feb-2016 6:25:32 by the BLM Lakeview