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Industrial fire restrictions increased Monday for private, county, state, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Indian Affairs lands protected by the Douglas Forest Protective Association.

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Control lines have been completed around the entire perimeter of the Days Coffee Fire and all known spot fires in southeastern Douglas County, according to a press release sent out by Douglas Forest Protective Association Friday morning.

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As of 8:30 p.m. Saturday, fire crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and Glide Rural Fire Department were on the scene of a 25-acre natural cover fire approximately 9 miles east of Glide, near Susan Creek Road. The Susan Creek Fire was reported to the Douglas County 911 as an …

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A fire started in one of the units at the Rose Villa Apartments after a tenant left a frying pan unattended in the 2000 block of Northeast Stephens Street Tuesday afternoon.

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Firefighters from Douglas County were deployed over the weekend to the massive fire that devastated the town of Paradise, California. The Camp Fire, which is burning about 80 miles north of Sacremento, has become the most deadly fire in California state history, claiming 48 lives.

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Fire season is now over, the Douglas Forest Protective Association announced Friday.

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The Douglas Forest Protective Association has started working with farmers, ranchers and other landowners to complete prescribed burns throughout the county.

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The six wildlfires that burned an estimated 97 acres along Interstate 5 near Curtin in northern Douglas County was related to a vehicle malfunction from a passing motorist, according to a statement released by the Douglas Forest Protective Association on Saturday.

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A half-acre grass fire on the top of Reservoir Hill on North Bellview Court Tuesday morning caused a plume of smoke to rise up to the sky, visible to nearby travelers.

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On Saturday, firefighters continued to fight fires in the South Umpqua Complex located 45 miles southeast of Roseburg. As of 8 a.m. Saturday, Umpqua National Forest Service officials said the fires had grown to 2,229 acres and are 10 percent contained.