Articles tagged with: wildfire

11 June 2015

Two homes destroyed in Gorge wildfire near Biggs Junction

Posted in Regional

Biggs, Ore. – (KGW) Wildfire danger remains especially high and many parts of Oregon remain under a Red Flag Warning through 8 p.m. Friday. One of the worst fires so far started in an abandoned ho ...

06 May 2015

Peavin Creek Fire update

Posted in Local

Update (5/7 3:25 p.m.)  Fire fighters are wrapping up work on one of the first wildfires of the year.The Peavine Creek fire started the afternoon of Tuesday, April 5th about 5 miles north of Glenda ...

23 September 2014

Officials investigating cause of Boles Fire in Weed

Posted in Local

Weed, Calif. -- Investigators still don't know what caused the horrific Boles Fire but they're working around the clock to find out. The Weed Police Department, Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, and ...

17 September 2014

Onion Mountain fire grows to 3,735 acres

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Crews in Josephine county are getting a foothold on the Onion Mountain Fire.  It's burned over 3,700 acres in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, 13 miles west of downto ...

15 September 2014

Wildfire breaks out in Weed

Posted in Regional

Updated (9/15 6:30pm) Evacuation center is at the County Fairgrounds in Yreka. From Cal Fire PIO Berlant: Hundreds of firefighters continue to battle the 300 acre Boles Fire in Siskiyou County. Over ...

12 September 2014

Extreme fire danger prompts big response at garage fire in Gold Hill

Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Fire crews across the state are bracing for a busy weekend. The Oregon Department of Forestry says high winds and low humidity are the perfect mix for fire.  Forecasted east wind ...

09 September 2014

New evacuation orders for Happy Camp Complex fires

Posted in Local

Siskiyou County, -- The Siskiyou County Sheriff issued a new mandatory evacuation order for the Happy Camp Complex fires in Northern California. There's been an increase of fire activity on the on t ...

08 September 2014

Yosemite National Park wildfire forces 100 hikers to evacuate

Posted in Regional

Yosemite Village, Calif. -- A 700 acre wildfire burning in Yosemite National Park forced the evacuation of some 100 hikers on Sunday. The meadow fire started burning early Sunday afternoon in Yosemi ...

04 September 2014

UPDATE: Van traveling on I-5 sparked Myrtle Creek fires

Posted in Local

Myrtle Creek, Ore. -- Several grass fires near Myrtle Creek are slowing traffic on I-5. According to the Douglas County Fire Protection Association at least two fires were reported around 6:30 Thur ...

28 August 2014

Happy Camp Complex Fire starting evacuations

Posted in Local

Updated (8/29 2pm) The Happy Camp Complex Fire continues to grow and there is no sign of letting up. Fire activity increased dramatically yesterday afternoon and grew to more than 44,500 acres. Tha ...