Articles tagged with: Wildfires2014

25 July 2014

Ferguson fire burning near Beatty

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Beatty, Ore. - The 'Ferguson' fire has blackened nearly 200 acres in Klamath County. The fire broke out shortly after noon in the Ferguson Mountain area. Bob Dillon of the Beatty Community Action Te ...

22 July 2014

Lightning causes more than 20 fires in the Rogue Valley

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Weather

Jacksonville, Ore.--  Cindy Furrow experienced first-hand what a lightning storm can do a tree in her backyard took a direct hit. "It was too close to my house. Glad I was home when it happened, ...

22 July 2014

New study shows wildfire seasons getting worse

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A new analysis shows wildfire seasons are getting longer and more devastating. The data released by an independent group of scientists called Climate Central looked at the past 44 y ...

21 July 2014

ODF fire lookouts watch for lightning and thunderstorms

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Weather

Soda Mountain, Ore. -- The threat for thunderstorms has fire crews across Southern Oregon relying on lookouts in remote areas. They're perched in higher elevations to report any lightning-caused fir ...

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 ...

21 July 2014

Drone flies over Washington wildfire

Posted in Regional

Pateros, Wash. -- Nearly two dozen wildfires have destroyed homes and burned nearly a million acres across the Pacific Northwest. This video from a remote-controlled aerial vehicle shows the damage ...

30 June 2014

Interactive Fire Map

Posted in Local

This map shows current wildfires burning in Oregon and Washington. Fire data from Northwest Interagency Coordination Center and is updated daily. Not all fire perimeters are reported. .weather ...

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 ...