Firefighters used a pump and roll tactic to quickly suppress a fire near Yoncalla on Sunday afternoon, according to Douglas Forest Protective Association.
Wildland firefighters continued to suppress one fire in the Mount Thielsen Wilderness as of Saturday morning, according to the Umpqua National Forest.
A new fire ignited Wednesday afternoon near milepost 92 in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, which was cleared just after midnight according to the Douglas Forest Protective Association.
A quick response from fire crews on the Milepost 92 Fire, which ignited Tuesday in southern Douglas County, helped keep a potential spread over steep and rugged terrain at bay.
Local fire departments will be actively training in wildland fire exercises on Reservoir Hill from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
A structure fire Thursday morning in the 900 block of Rolling Hills Road in Green was quickly extinguished by the fire department and contained to one room, according to Douglas County Fire District No. 2.
A Roseburg woman faces arson and harassment charges after allegedly setting a house in Sutherlin on fire and kicking a police officer in the groin Monday.
As people pack their trucks, pile into RVs and overload their sedans for the upcoming holiday weekend, officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association are urging travelers to practice campfire safety.
A residential structure fire caused extensive damage to a single-wide trailer and displaced an adult male at 1829 NW Goetz St. on Thursday in Roseburg.
A Wednesday fire in Green damaged a fiber optic communications box, resulting in the loss of landline and wireless phone service in parts of Southern Douglas County until mid-morning Thursday.
The Days Coffee Fire in southeastern Douglas County had grown to an estimated 140 acres in size by 6:30 a.m. Thursday due to tough conditions, according to fire officials.
Douglas County Fire District No. 2 responded to a railroad tie fire at 5:13 a.m. Monday. Several subjects were reported to have run away from the area to transient camps at the end of Southeast Mill Street.
A fire from an outbuilding in the neighborhood of West Union Street and West Harvard Avenue spread to a nearby utility pole before it was extinguished by members of the Roseburg Fire Department.
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 …