Thunderstorms passed through Yosemite National Park on Saturday, September 9, 2023, bringing 179 lightning strikes, a small amount of precipitation, and some...
August 1, 2021
This week, lightning caused 22 wildfires on the Middle Fork Ranger District on the Willamette National Forest. For fire management purposes the various incidents have been officially named the Middle Fork Complex. The fires range in sizes from less than an acre to 300-plus acres. The incidents are in the Fall Creek, Hills Creek Reservoir and north of Huckleberry areas. Two incidents are close to private lands and are priorities for the Forest along with safety of firefighters and