I recently wrote about a few days before the fire that a Forest Service employee called me on Twitter.
The employee was writing about a recent fire in Oregon’s Klamath River Forest, where she said the fire had damaged several trees and destroyed property.
I said I hadn’t heard of that.
“That was the last time I heard from Forest Service,” the Forest Service official told me.
“I don’t know what happened, but the Forest Services says it’s no longer an active fire.
It’s now just a ‘no fire’ status.”
But, in an email exchange that I obtained, the Forest Supervisor told me that the agency had been preparing to demolishing my trailer since late January, when the fire was first reported.
The email was sent by Forest Service deputy director Greg Hirschfeld to a Forest Supervisor from his agency’s Portland, Oregon, office, the letter stated.
“In light of this, we are recommending that you take the following action as soon as possible: “You will need to remove all of your trees from the property as of Jan. 6.
The property is currently designated as a forest fire, and we recommend that you immediately remove any remaining trees from this property and that you destroy any trees you have on site.
Please provide your permit and proof of insurance.
“Hirschfeld wrote that he had just been contacted by the owner of the trailer, who wanted the timber removed “as soon as practicable.
The Forest Service’s Facebook page described the fire as being “active” and “extensive” and the Forest Law and Forest Service Facebook page posted a picture of the property that it said had been destroyed. “
The Forest Service has received information that there are two other structures on the same property that have been damaged by the fire and will need immediate replacement,” the email stated.
The Forest Service’s Facebook page described the fire as being “active” and “extensive” and the Forest Law and Forest Service Facebook page posted a picture of the property that it said had been destroyed.
I had contacted Hirschfield’s office several times and was told that the fire hadn’t been declared an active wildfire until this summer.
But, it was already too late for me to salvage my timber.
By the time I arrived in Oregon to visit the trailer and report on the fire’s damage, I already had the timber, and had already filed an official fire code claim.
It had taken months for the Forest Department to respond to my letter about the forest fire and to provide a copy of my permit.
By that time, I had already spent thousands of dollars in legal fees and lost money on the timber that was now gone.
“This is the worst forest fire I’ve ever seen in Oregon,” said Tom Anderson, who lives in the Portland area.
“It’s not just the cost of firefighting, it’s the loss of the forest.
I have no money to rebuild.”
Anderson and I met up for coffee at a coffee shop in Portland to talk about the fire.
He and I talked about how we lost the timber from the timber house and that I lost money in legal fights.
“How long have you been trying to find a way to get that timber back?”
“A year,” he said.
“So you just don’t have the money to fight that fire?”
I told him that I had filed a claim with the Forest Property Claims Office, but he refused to take it seriously.
“We’re a big agency, and I can’t just sit here and wait,” he told me, adding that the claim had been denied.
Anderson and me walked out the door, with Anderson holding onto a pile of rubble and debris.
The next day, I called Forest Law, a nonprofit group that helps forest owners recover lost timber.
I told them about my situation and asked for help.
They gave me a free account number for a legal hotline, and asked me to call them directly if I needed anything.
Within two days, I received a call from a Forest Law representative.
He told me the agency would be willing to take care of the matter and to send me a copy the permit that I’d filed.
“Can I just say, I’ll get back to you in a minute,” the representative said, when I called back the next day.
I called the agency several times to get more information, but I didn’t hear back.
It was a good day for Forest Law.
I started my legal action against the Forest Forest Service by filing a claim.
The agency’s response was a letter dated March 17, 2018, that told me I had no right to claim the timber because my property was now a Forest Forest Property.
“Our property management department does not approve of this action because you have no valid Forest Forest Fire Fire Service permit,” the letter said.
Forest Law then sent me a “notice of denial,” which I later found out