Articles tagged with: Wildfires2014

25 June 2014

UPDATE: Crews mopping up following 3rd alarm fire

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A 3rd alarm fire broke out early Wednesday morning in downtown Medford in the area of West Fifth Street and North Fir Street. Medford, Ore. -- A 3rd alarm fire broke ...

23 June 2014

Fire agencies cracking down on fireworks safety

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  The Discount Fireworks tent is loaded with Fourth of July, a sign of the season. "I came to get 'Piccolo Petes' or' Screamers' actually. I like the way that they sound," said Juan ...

23 June 2014

First day of firework sales brings safety concerns

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- Monday marked the first day to buy fireworks. And with bone dry conditions across the area firefighters in Jackson County want to remind people to stay safe while celebrating. Ji ...

23 June 2014

Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest fire dangers raised to high

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Fire dangers move to high for the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest and restrictions for the public are start Monday. The high rating indicates that grasses will ignite readily, ...

22 June 2014

Crews get a handle on Bryant Fire

Posted in Local

Update (6/23 9:25 a.m.): The Bryant fire has burned 1,361 acres and is 45% contained. The cause is still under investigation. Bonanza, Ore. -- The Bryant fire, which as of Sunday morning burned 1, ...

09 June 2014

Tips for home protection during this fire season

Posted in Local

What's happening in Bend is a good reminder to do what you can to keep your home safe this fire season. Here are some tips: Plant fire resistant plants Remove all dead vegetation from around your ...

08 June 2014

Smoky skies could be health hazard

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- While the Two Bulls Fire may be close to 200 miles away from Medford, there are signs on the fire in southern Oregon. A layer of smoke covered much of the Rogue Valley Sunday. As th ...

07 June 2014

Two Bulls Wildfire burns in Central Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Update (6/11 5pm) Crews near Bend continue mop up operations on the 6,900 acre Two Bulls Fire. The blaze is about 40 percent contained as of Wednesday night. Fire officials say chilly weather overn ...

07 June 2014

Fire season begins Wednesday in Douglas County

Posted in Local

Roseburg, Ore. --Fire season will officially begin in Douglas County on Wednesday, June 11. The Douglas County Fire Protective Association made the announcement Saturday morning. Starting Wednesday ...

06 June 2014

Central Point: Second fire erupts as crews contain first

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore.--  Flames engulfed trees and blackberry bushes close to two homeowners Friday evening. Celestino Rodriguez said, "We started to see the flame came real high then we get some wat ...