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Fires burning in the Wild Rogue Wilderness

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According to tonight's Grants Pass Courier, there are three lightening
caused fires burning in the steep canyon of the "Wild" section of the
National Wild & Scenic Rogue River and the Wild Rogue Wilderness, just
north of the Biscuit Fire Area. The 36,500 acre Wild Rogue Wilderness is
administered by the BLM and Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. The
fires are in the part of the Wilderness managed by the Siskiyou National
Forest. According to the map in the Courier, the fires are: 1) the
Blossom Fire (73 acres, east of Blossom Bar and Marial); 2) the Huggins
Fire (8 acres, south of Half Moon Bar Lodge, apparently named after Huggins
Canyon); and, the Solitude Fire (45 acres, south and a little east of the
Huggins Fire and apparently east of Solitude Bar). The Rogue
River-Siskiyou National Forest website did not have any further information
on the fires as of this evening.

Barbara Ullian, Conservation Coordinator
Siskiyou Regional Education Project
P.O. Box 1976, Grants Pass, Oregon 97528
Phone/Fax (541) 474-2265
Email  barbara@siskiyou.org