Elliott State Forest Closed Due to Extreme Fire Danger


Oregon Department of State Lands has announced the closure of the Elliott State Forest and the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve effective immediately. The closure is due to extreme fire danger. A red flag warning was issued yesterday by the National Weather Service for Southwest Oregon due to critical fire conditions and strong winds. The high fire danger with winds can cause significant spread of new and existing fires.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 and is filed under Local News.