Smoke Expected from 5 Controlled Burns
Smoke is expected today from four controlled burns the Oregon Department of Forestry is scheduled to torch today plus the Elliot Creek burn, eight miles south of Glendale, ignited yesterday, is expected to throw up more smoke today.
Today’s burns include 41 acres 14 miles southwest of Glendale on B.L.M. land; 100 acres of county land 19 miles southwest of Jacksonville; and two smaller burns of two and 11 acres on Perpetua land 11 and 12 miles north of Cave Junction.
Area residents should be aware of fire control personnel and their equipment in those areas.