oregon fire season http://kplu.org en Central Oregon hits height of fire season http://kplu.org/post/central-oregon-hits-height-fire-season <p>Summer got started late this year, but Central Oregon Fire officials say conditions are now ripe for wildfire.</p><p>Cool, wet weather in spring and early summer delayed the fire season. But there have been several weeks of warm temperatures and dry conditions. George Ponte is Central Oregon District Forester with the State Department of Forestry. He says so far, there haven&#39;t been any big fires in the region.</p> Thu, 18 Aug 2011 20:47:51 +0000 Northwest News Network 2363 at http://kplu.org