BLM Emergency Closure Order Rescinded near the Chilcoot Fire


Bureau of Land Management

BLM Office:

Roseburg District Office

Media Contact:

Cheyne Rossbach

Roseburg, Ore. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has lifted the emergency closure associated with the Chilcoot fire, along Canton Creek and Pass Creek on lands administered by the BLM, Roseburg District.

The signed order Rescinding the closure is available online at:

This order shall go into effect at 01:00 p.m. PDT on September 27, 2023.

“We ask that the public continue to be cautious and watch for fire vehicle activity on the roadways,” said Michael Korn, Swiftwater Field Manager. “Removing this closure will allow the public to access the Scaredman campground and day use area.”

Questions regarding this action may be addressed to the Roseburg District Office at 541-440-4930.

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Additional information about the Scaredman campground can be found at:

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.