Archie Creek Fire


A fire that sparked Monday east of Steamboat Creek in Douglas County has grown to nearly 2,395 acres.

Rachael McDonald

Some recreation areas remain closed more than five months after the many fires that sparked in Oregon on Labor Day. Hazards remain—even places where embers aren’t fully extinguished.


The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is still trying to figure out how to restore production at the Rock Creek Hatchery, which was destroyed by a wildfire last September.


Francis Eatherington / Cascadia Wildlands

A Eugene conservation group is concerned about Bureau of Land Management plans to log in areas burned in the September wildfires.

Archie Creek Fire Information Facebook Page

A Douglas County Public Health Official declared a local health emergency, this week, for hazardous waste left on properties from the Archie Creek Fire. 


A Federal Emergency Management Agency External Outreach Center opened on Saturday at the Lane Events Center in Eugene to assist residents affected by recent wildfires and straight-line winds.


Fire crews across Oregon are increasingly gaining ground on some of the larger wildfires.

Rachael McDonald/KLCC

Evacuation orders remain in place for several communities throughout the region as wildfires continue to burn, many of them without any containment. Officials have warned residents that areas under Level 3 Evacuated areas, including the roads within those areas, are closed to the public. The closures are necessary to protect the safety of everyone. 

Wildfire Evacuation Resources List  

As wildfire evacuation notices continue to update, here is a list of websites for up to date information in different counties.

Weekend Wildfire Roundup

Sep 20, 2020

More than 7,500 fire personnel continue to fight fires around Oregon. Here is a roundup of information on some of the fires burning across the state. For the most recent updates on any fire, visit the Incident Information Website.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says several of its fish hatcheries were damaged by wildfires this month.

Douglas Forest Protective Association

Fire managers on the Archie Creek fire in Douglas County say activity picked up Wednesday evening along the southeastern portion of the fire, resulting in increased evacuation orders. 

Oregon Department of Transportation


Over the last several days, the Douglas County Search and Rescue, as well as Sheriff's Office deputies, have been gathering information regarding residential structure damage and working with Douglas County staff from Public Works to map the damage.

Archie Creek Fire Information Facebook Page

Wildfire officials working on the Archie Creek Fire, east of Roseburg, said they contained 10 percent of the 121,379 acre fire.

Archie Fire Information Facebook Page

The Archie Creek Fire in Douglas County east of Roseburg is now at 115, 857 acres and is 0% contained as of Friday afternoon. Officials say the fire is currently burning in the North Umpqua drainage on the west slope of the Cascades. 


The North Umpqua Highway, 138, is expected to remain closed between Glide and highway 97 for at least a week due to hazardous conditions due to local wildfires.  

Douglas County declared a State of Emergency on Wednesday, as wildfires burn up the North Umpqua Highway at French Creek, Archie Creek, and Star Mountain. At the time of the declaration, numerous homes and structures in the area were under LEVEL 3 – GO NOW- mandatory evacuation orders.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has already declared emergency conflagration declarations in Jackson, Lane and Marion Counties, and more counties are expected to be added to the list as wildfires surge all over the state.