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Human activity is one of the main causes of wildfires and with warm weather in the forecast and Labor Day this Monday, officials say the danger of starting a fire is high.

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Two fires in Douglas County kept crews busy on Monday — one near Riddle Bypass Road that burned 1/100th of an acre, and another 5 miles south of Elkton that burned 3/4 of an acre near the 20,0000 block of Highway 138 West.

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After a week of cool weather and some rain, the Douglas Forest Protective Association has dropped the fire danger to moderate throughout the Douglas District. The Industrial Fire Precaution Level will remain at IFPL III.

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A 61-year-old Oakland man died Wednesday after his mobile home caught fire in the 800 block of Cabin Creek Road, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

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Douglas Forest Protective Association will officially end fire season within the Douglas District on Monday as a result of significant rainfall and an overall cooling trend in the area.

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WINCHESTER — A fire alarm went off in the community workforce training building at 9 a.m. Thursday on the Umpqua Community College campus.