Star Mountain Fire

Douglas Forest Protective Association

Crews from DFPA and local fire agencies are on scene of a new fire start east of Glide near Susan Creek Road that has been named the Star Mountain Fire. The main body of the Star Mountain Fire is located north of Highway 138 East and is estimated to be 250 acres in size. Several spot fires have popped up south of Highway 138 East and the North Umpqua River and is estimated to be 50 acres in size, bringing the total fire size of the Star Mountain incident to 300 acres. Three helicopters, a Large Air Tanker, and two Single Engine Air Tankers are providing aviation support for the ground resources working on the blaze. Additional aviation and ground resources have been ordered for this incident.
Several homes located near the fire that were threatened by the fire and have been evacuated. Additional evacuation orders are pending from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Please follow DCSO for additional evacuation notifications as they become available.
Highway 138 East has been closed outside of Glide at the Green Bridge for east bound traffic and at Steamboat Creek for west bound traffic.
At this time, the cause of the Star Mountain Fire is under investigation.

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