Lookout Volunteers

Yuba Fire Lookout Tower

Oregon Peak

1726 Volunteer hours Documented in 2020

Oregon Peak lookout tower is located in Northern Yuba County near Bullards Bar Reservoir.

The facility is equipped with a 65- foot steel frame Aermotor tower built in 1935.

Community volunteer teams staff the tower during peak fire season, typically June through November.

  • Finding accurate compass bearings
  • Detailed map reading
  • Identification and reporting of smoke, fire or adverse weather conditions
  • Are just a few of the tasks our volunteers are trained to perform.
  • https://www.fire.ca.gov/media/5455/vip.pdf  (Cal Fire VIP Program PDF)

Annual Classes and On The Job Training

Contact Cal Fire for Volunteer Information

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Aerial Views of Oregon Peak Lookout Tower – Yuba County, California

This facility is on Lease by Cal Fire from the California Department of Forestry

Video By: Kevin McElligott