The Desert Canyon Fire near Orondo in Douglas County is fully contained and teams were demobilized over the weekend. Fire crews said yesterday they reached full containment, keeping the fire to just under 1,500 acres. No structures were damaged and no one was injured. Evacuation notices to homes in Browns Canyon Road were lifted Thursday […]
[7/27/19] Desert Canyon Fire Update
A Type 3 Incident Management took command Wednesday night of the lightning-caused Desert Canyon Fire in Douglas County, burning north of Orondo near Daroga State Park. The fire is now 40 percent contained at 1,467 acres. Douglas County Deputies closed Brown’s Canyon Road and as of last night Level 2 evacuation notices are in place […]
A structure fire that officials speculate may have been smoldering for days destroyed an Orondo Fruit shed Sunday (11/25/18) evening. Orondo Fire was Dispatched at 5:20 PM to the report of a fire in the Commercial area of downtown Orondo. First units arriving found a large fire burning in the Pine Canyon Fruit Packing complex. […]
[6/28/18] Public Fireworks Displays
On arrival one vehicle with heavy damage was found on east side of the roadway.