Articles tagged with: wildfires

28 July 2014

Selma fire threatening structures

Posted in Local

Update (7/29 12:20 p.m.): Josephine County Emergency Services says a LEVEL 1 Evacuation is being requested for residents on WildPark Lane near the Reeves Creek Fire. A LEVEL 1 Evacuation means 'be r ...

28 July 2014

Wildfire sparks in hills near Central Point

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- A wildfire in the hills above Central Point has Oregon Department of Forestry crews in overdrive this morning. Helicopter after helicopter drops water on a fire in the hills a ...

27 July 2014

Ferguson Fire 50% contained

Posted in Local

Klamath County, Ore. -- Firefighters are making progress with the Ferguson Fire.  The blaze which started Friday, has burned 200 acres and is  50 percent contained. Sunday, firefighters created a ...

26 July 2014

Last years wildfires put certain areas at risk

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It was one year ago from Saturday that lightning storms caused nearly 95-thousand acres to burn and create one of the most historic fire seasons in southwest Oregon. The most notabl ...

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

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 ...

18 July 2014

Washington wildfire

Pateros, Wash. --- (NBC News) The wildfires of north central Washington State have forced authorities to cut off access to the area."it looks like we're trapped because they just closed the road tha ...

15 July 2014

Current wildfires burning in Oregon

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Fire fighters are battling several wildfires throughout the state. Lightning started the Bingham Complex on Sunday.  It consists of two large and several small fires in the Willamette Nati ...