Southern Oregon wildfire resources

Check out this list of reliable state and local emergency resource information for people affected by the wildfires burning throughout Oregon.

State of Oregon wildfire resources

The State of Oregon has compiled a list of resources related to wildfires which includes apps and Twitter feeds.

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Oregon Department of Forestry resources

Current wildfire information can be found on the ODF Wildfire blog, the ODF Fire Statistics Database, or the National Wildfire Coordinating Group active large fires map.

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Josephine County Emergency Management

The Josephine County Emergency Management program is responsible for coordinating activities related to county-wide planning, mitigation, response, and recovery from natural and man-made disasters. Their Facebook page has current updates, or you can call for the latest info: (541) 474-5305.

Fire maps, weather, and road conditions

State of Oregon fires and hotspots map
The State of Oregon Fires and Hotspots Dashboard is a statewide interactive map of active fires and evacuation areas. You can zoom in for detailed information on each incident. View map
#FireMappers Wildfire Early Notification
Map wildfires as they appear in southern Oregon. View map
Oregon Department of Transportation Trip Check
Learn about road closures and view road cams with updates every 15 minutes. View roads
Local weather updates
Visit for Rogue Valley weather forecasts and radar images. View weather

Donate, volunteer, or ask for help

Visit the Rogue Valley Preparedness and Recovery Hub to connect with the goods and services you need, donate supplies to those who need them, and sign up to volunteer.

Illinois Valley and surrounding area resources

Slater fire information
News and other resources about the Slater fire in Northern California and Southern Oregon. Learn more
Illinois Valley weather
Wind forecast provided by the Illinois Valley airport. Learn more
Slater and Devils Fire information
Regularly updated Facebook page with news about the Slater and Devils Fires. Learn more

Twitter accounts/hashtags

Follow breaking news and citizen commentary on twitter. Here are some hashtags for active fires in the area. Keep in mind that these updates are posted by individual twitter users and are not vetted for accuracy:

Useful twitter accounts to follow. These accounts are following the news closely and tweeting out updates:

Additional resources

Citizen alerts
Sign up to receive alerts.
Oregon Health Authority
Wildfire and smoke health and safety tips.
ODF Facebook
The official Oregon Department of Forestry Facebook page.
Northwest Interagency Coordination Center
The regional coordination center for wildlife management with daily updates.

Red Cross resources

Get help
Find loved ones, list yourself as safe and well, recover from disaster.
Wildfire preparation
Prepare for wildfire, available in multiple languages.
Survival kit
Prepare emergency kit / go bag for evacuation.
Search for shelters in your area.

Shelter information

Josephine County Fairgrounds
Shelter at 1451 Fairgrounds Rd, Grants Pass, call 541-476-3215 to confirm space.
Parkway Christian Center
Shelter at 229 NE Beacon Dr, Grants Pass, call 541-479-2639 to confirm space.
Edgewater Christian Fellowship
Shelter at 101 Assembly Cir, Grants Pass, OR 97526, call 541-474-7172 to confirm space.
Evans Valley Community Center
Shelter at 8205 E Evans Creek Road, Rogue River, OR 97530. Call 541-582-6006 to confirm space.