2023 Fire season comes to an end

2023 Fire season comes to an end

Salem, Ore. — With temperatures cooling and widespread rain soaking the state, all Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) protection districts have terminated fire season restrictions, marking the end...

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Weekly Situation Report: October 2, 2023

NOTICE: This will be the last situation report for the season unless conditions change significantly.  National:  Preparedness Level 2 (At this stage, several geographic areas are experiencing high...

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Weekly Situation Report: September 25, 2023

National:  Preparedness Level 3 (This stage typically involves two or more geographic areas requiring significant amounts of wildland fire suppression resources from other areas. At this point, NICC...

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ODF has been protecting Oregon’s forests for 110 years, and is the largest fire department in Oregon, protecting about 16 million acres of private and public forestland. The department emphasizes the importance of preventing human-caused fires, reducing wildfire risks through improved forest health and resiliency, and keeping those fires that do start as small as possible. This approach protects lives and property and limits fire-related impacts to communities.

These stats are for lands protected by ODF only. The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center shares updated statewide and regional stats daily.

As of September 18, 2023


Fires and acres burned

Total fires = 881
Total acres = 16,155

10-year average fires and acres burned

Total fires = 922
Total acres = 119,269


Fires and acres burned

Total fires = 1,684*
Total acres = 177,812
* ODF Fires database & NWCC SIT reconcile.

10-year average fires and acres burned**

** Requires special requests to NWCC – not on normal daily reports.

Annual Fire Reports are available through the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center (NWCC).

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