Articles tagged with: wildfires

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 ...

23 June 2014

Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest fire dangers raised to high

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Fire dangers move to high for the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest and restrictions for the public are start Monday. The high rating indicates that grasses will ignite readily, ...

22 June 2014

Crews get a handle on Bryant Fire

Posted in Local

Update (6/23 9:25 a.m.): The Bryant fire has burned 1,361 acres and is 45% contained. The cause is still under investigation. Bonanza, Ore. -- The Bryant fire, which as of Sunday morning burned 1, ...

07 June 2014

Two Bulls Wildfire burns in Central Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Update (6/11 5pm) Crews near Bend continue mop up operations on the 6,900 acre Two Bulls Fire. The blaze is about 40 percent contained as of Wednesday night. Fire officials say chilly weather overn ...

07 June 2014

Fire season begins Wednesday in Douglas County

Posted in Local

Roseburg, Ore. --Fire season will officially begin in Douglas County on Wednesday, June 11. The Douglas County Fire Protective Association made the announcement Saturday morning. Starting Wednesday ...

06 June 2014

Central Point: Second fire erupts as crews contain first

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore.--  Flames engulfed trees and blackberry bushes close to two homeowners Friday evening. Celestino Rodriguez said, "We started to see the flame came real high then we get some wat ...

02 June 2014

Loan deadline approaching for businesses hit hard by wildfires

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Economy

Josephine County, Ore. --   A beautiful June day on the Rogue River meant back to business for the Galice lodge & rafting resort. "I would never want to go through what we went through last yea ...

02 June 2014

Ashland Fire and Rescue asking residents to take action

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Monday kicked off fire season, and Ashland Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal, Margueritte Hickman, said they're as prepared as they can be. But in a town where wildlife and urban living ...