Local History

Biscuit Fire Anniversary

July 31, 2002 – I.V. News

All valley on a 30-minute evacuation notice due to ‘uncontrollable fire’

By Sherri Hopper

Now in its third week, the fires that comprise the Biscuit Complex continue to grow, having already displaced a number of residents and posing a threat to the entire Illinois Valley.The Biscuit Complex is now considered top priority in Southwestern Oregon.Approximately 1,400 firefighters plus . . .