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Historic Fires In Oregon
Historic Fires in Oregon

This table shows some of the historic fires in Oregon over the past 150 years.
 
 Year
 Fire Name
 Number of Acres Burned
 1848
 Nestucca
 290,000
 1849
 Siletz
 800,000
 1853
 Yaquina
 482,000
 1865
 Silverton
 988,000
 1868
 Coos Bay
 296,000
 1933
 Tillamook
 240,000
 1936
 Bandon
 143,000
 1939
 Saddle Mountain
 190,000
 1945
 Wilson River/Salmonberry
 180,130
 1951
 North Fork/Elkhorn
 33,000
1966
  Oxbow
 44,000
 1987
 Silver
 97,000
 
Sources --
 
"Atlas of Oregon," by William G. Loy, et al, University of Oregon Books, 1976
 
Oregon Department of Forestry, "Tillamook Burn to Tillamook Forest," revised August 1993
 
USFS, Pacific Southwest Region, Fire & Aviation