Lightning strikes cause several fires across Josephine County
Lightning strikes Thursday night and Friday morning have caused several fires across Josephine County.
The Oregon Department of Forestry reports a three acre fire is burning on Mooney Mountain with four additional small fires likely in the area, there are two fires in Wolf Creek reported at less than three acres each and there is a three acre fire reported at Shan Creek as well.
Smoke is reportedly beginning to show along Lower Grave Creek, Hog’s Creek and along the northern county line.
A reconnaissance plane has been sent out to determine all the areas where fires are burning.