Fire, ODF, Tillamook State Forest

Fire season comes to an early close

Members of Forest Grove Fire & Rescue put out a small brush fire between Watts and Dilley on Tuesday, July 30. Photo: Chas Hundley

FOREST GROVE - Just over two and a half months since it was officially declared, fire season is over in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association, which includes the Forest Grove, Tillamook, and Astoria Districts of the Oregon Department of Forestry.

Officially terminated at 1 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17, the season began on July 1, though many small fires had already been cropping up that spring and early . . .

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