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Rolling Hills Road Fire Burns 2 Homes, 20 Acres in Green District

4:43 AM · Jul 24, 2021

There was a 20-acre fire that burned in the Green area Friday late afternoon that. Here is the latest information on the fire from DFPA. • The first of multiple 911 calls reporting the Rolling Hills Road Fire came into the Douglas County 911 Communication Center Friday afternoon at 4:35 PM. • The first engine to arrive on scene reported a fast-moving grass fire that was estimated to be 1 acre in size and reported that multiple structures were threatened. • Level 2 and Level 3 evacuation notices were issued by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office for residents in the Green District near Rolling Hills Road, Melody Lane, Stella Street, Landers Avenue, and Chandler Drive. At the time of this posting, all evacuation notices have been removed. • At 7:07 PM, the Incident Commander reported that the fire was contained, and that crews would be on scene for an extended amount of time conducting mop-up operations. • The Rolling Hills Road Fire burned approximately 20 acres of grass and brush and destroyed 2 homes, multiple out buildings, and four vehicles. • The cause of the Rolling Hills Road Fire is currently under investigation. The following agencies responded to and assisted with the incident: • Marble Mountain Helicopter • Douglas County Fire District #2 • Winston – Dillard Fire Department • Roseburg Fire Department • Glendale Rural Fire Department • Lookingglass Rural Fire Department • Canyonville – South Umpqua Rural Fire Department • Camas Valley Rural Fire Department • Tri-City Rural Fire Department • Myrtle Creek Rural Fire Department • Riddle Rural Fire Department • Tenmile Rural Fire Department • Douglas Forest Protective Association • Douglas County Sheriff’s Office • Winston Police Department • Oregon State Police Additional information regarding the Rolling Hills Road Fire will be provided by Douglas County Fire District #2 as it becomes available. Via DFPA Release Photos by Ryan Finlay

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