Articles tagged with: Wildfires2014

28 May 2014

Klamath, Lake county wildfire dispatch operations consolidate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Fire season in Klamath and Lake counties is expected to go into effect on Monday...and there's a big change this year in the way fire crews will be dispatched. When a wildfire breaks out on Klamath ...

27 May 2014

Alaska wildfire grows

Posted in U.S. & World News

Kasilof, Alaska -- (KTUU) The "Funny River" wildfire burning on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is growing. Heavy winds reinvigorated the fire Sunday afternoon, fueling the flames and forcing more evacuat ...

27 May 2014

Ashland homes saved due to recently cut grass

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Fire fighters working in Ashland say a well-kept lawn is the reason why some homeowners still have a home. A grass fire broke out in a field around a home in the 100 block of Pompa ...

26 May 2014

Veterans receive unique job opportunities as wildfire season nears

Medford, Ore. -- Wildfire season could mean more job opportunities for returning veterans. Jesse Kiene, a Medford area BLM crew supervisor says his fire suppression crew is made up of 75 percent vet ...

23 May 2014

Firefighters wrap up training with live fire practice

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Applegate Valley, Ore. --  First year firefighters wrapped up their week of training Friday with live wildfire practice. Division Chief for the U.S. Forest Service, Gary Smith, said they did the tr ...

13 May 2014

ODF working 12-acre fire between Prospect and Butte Falls

Posted in Local

Near Prospect, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Forestry was on scene Tuesday of a wildfire between Prospect and Butte Falls. The Carney Flat fire has burned 12 acres of timber and fuels since it ...

12 May 2014

CalFire declares early fire season

Posted in Local, Regional, Weather

Yreka, Cali. -- CalFire, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection agency, said in a press release Monday that they will be transitioning into fire season in the coming weeks in Sisk ...

12 May 2014

Oregon fire crews prepare for potentially historic season

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Weather

The 2014 wildfire season could be similar to last year-possibly worst as much of Southern Oregon remains in a severe drought. In 2013, a single night of thunderstorms sparked wildfires which were ca ...

17 January 2014

CA Wildfires Still Burning

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) Los Angeles, Cali. -- Firefighters made progress early Friday against a wildfire, apparently sparked when paper was tossed into a campfire,that tore through two and a half square miles of ...