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30 July 2013

Douglas Complex Fire #1 Priority in the Nation

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Charles Watkins from Eugene is one of thousands of firefighters  fighting the Douglas Complex Blaze.The fire now covers more than 21,000 acres in three different areas. Fire crews battling the blaz ...

30 July 2013

Heavy Smoke Causing Health Concerns

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

The smoky air in Southern Oregon is thick and it's starting to take a toll. Multiple residents in the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley and Cave Junction area say they haven't seen smoke like this in yea ...

30 July 2013

Full Speed Ahead

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The Medford Parks and Recreation Department isn't planning on canceling any outdoor events due to the unhealthy air. NBC-5's Craig Smullin says that includes the ASA Western Nationals... a massive 6 ...

29 July 2013

A Look Inside The Douglas Complex Fire

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

With nearly 21,000 acres burned, the Douglas Complex Fire is leaving a mark on the landscape. On Monday, NBC 5 got a first look at some of the destruction. The wildfire is separated into three di ...

29 July 2013

Heavy Smoke Stifles Southern Oregon

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

***Update: As of 7:40pm on Monday, the DEQ says air quality in  Cave Junction and Grants Pass is "Unsafe for Sensitive Groups." In Provolt conditions are "Hazardous." In Medford the air quality is ...

29 July 2013

ODF Crews Busy in Josephine Co.

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

In Josephine County crews are battling two dozen lightning-caused wildfires. NBC-5's Craig Smullin says the largest, the Brimstone Fire, is now between 1,500 and 2,000 acres in size.

29 July 2013

Klamath Falls Interagency Fire Center

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Many wildfire battles in Klamath and Lake counties are fought from the Klamath Falls Interagency fire center... "Gathering weather intel, tracking resources, and we have folks assigned to supporting ...

29 July 2013

Two Injured in West Medford Stabbing Sunday Night

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Medford Police say two people are behind bars Monday morning, after a stabbing late Sunday night. Police arrested Whitney Grant and Nathan Ramirez, following a domestic disturbance call.Officials sa ...

28 July 2013

Fires Continue To Burn in Josephine County

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Josephine County is also seeing their fair share of wildfires still burning. The Big Windy Fire, located 10 miles west of Galice, has grown to at least 1,500 acres. Bear Camp Road has been closed be ...

28 July 2013

Labrador Fire on the Same Path As Biscuit Fire

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In the Illinois Valley, fire crews are trying to get ahold and fight the Labrador Fire. Smoke from the Douglas Complex Fire made it difficult for crews to get the fire Saturday. As of the latest upd ...