Articles tagged with: Wildfire

21 July 2014

Buzzard Complex Fire

Posted in Regional, Weather

Central Ore. -- The largest wildfire burning in Oregon right now has scorched more than 395,000 acres. The Buzzard Complex is burning about 45 miles northeast of Burns, in Central Oregon. According ...

14 July 2014

White River wildfire

Posted in Regional

White River Canyon, Ore. --  Firefighters working night shift on the 570-acre White River Fire, which started Saturday afternoon in the White River Wild & Scenic Area 12 miles west of Tygh Vall ...

19 June 2014

Wildfire burns at base of Table Rocks

Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Forestry has confirmed that yesterday's grass fire was human-caused. The area where the fire started appeared to be half mowed. At about 11:45 Thursday morn ...

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 ...

30 May 2014

Fire season starts June 2nd

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- It's that time of year again. The sun's out, it's getting hot and that means fire season is here and it starts on Monday. Brian Ballou with the Oregon Department of Forestry says we ...

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 ...

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 ...

21 May 2014

Cause of firefighter death revealed

Posted in Local

We're finally learning more about why a 19 year old firefighter died during the Big Windy Complex fire last year. He was crushed by a water tender.Jesse Trader was operating a 1966 tanker for the fi ...

20 May 2014

Are humans to blame for severe wildfires in the West?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Weather

Are humans responsible for creating climates susceptible to severe wildfires in the West? According to a local climatologist, humans certainly have a role in climate change but there isn't enough ev ...