Articles tagged with: fire season

10 June 2015

Uncut lawns could result in citation

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- With fire season off and running, you could be cited for not having your lawn cut. Ashland Fire and Rescue says weeds and grasses should be no more than four inches tall and kept s ...

08 June 2015

Fire season begins tomorrow for Coos, Curry and Wester Douglas counties

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Fire season starts tomorrow, June 9th, for Coos, Curry, and Western Douglas counties. That means the end of unregulated outside burning, including debris piles and the use of burn barrels. ...

02 June 2015

Jackson County fire season to begin this Friday, June 5th.

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County fire season starts on Friday, June 5th, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.That means no more burn piles, ditch burns, fireworks, or sky lanterns until t ...

05 May 2015

Oregon Department of Forestry warns about extreme fire season

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Fire agencies are preparing for what could be the third consecutive extreme fire season. The Oregon Department of Transportation announced fire awareness month. They want to remind ...

20 March 2015

ODF officials monitoring conditions in preparation of fire season

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Continued dry conditions have Oregon Forestry officials bracing for, what could be, a bad fire season. The Oregon Department of Forestry has been monitoring conditions closel ...

06 October 2014

ODF warn hunters to take precautions in fire-prone areas

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- Fire season has not come to a close with the arrival of fall.According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, this time of year is still very fire-prone and with hunting season underway ODF ...

12 September 2014

Extended fire season keeping crews busy

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Greensprings, Ore.--  Fire season is now officially extended. And crews are  ready to deal with it. Oregon Department of Forestry firefighter, Derick Price one of them, ready to keep an eye on f ...

21 July 2014

ODF fire lookouts watch for lightning and thunderstorms

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 ...