Articles tagged with: July2013Fires

06 August 2013

Fatal Crash Confirmed Related To 'Big Windy' Complex

Posted in Local

Update (3:29pm): A press release has confirmed that a firefighter working the Big Windy Complex was involved in a fatal accident this morning. According to the press release the firefighter, 19 year ...

05 August 2013

More Thunderstorms on the Way

Posted in Local

There's a lot of uncertainties where the weather is concerned."I wish we had more certainty and we could just tell people its more difficult then even a winter storm," says Meterologist Ryan Sandler ...

05 August 2013

Building Fire Lines Around The Douglas Complex Fire

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

The Douglas Complex Fire is the nation's largest fire priority, meaning resources are needed there more than any where else in the country. The fire is now in it's tenth full day of active burning a ...

Fire Photo Gallery

A collection of all of the photos viewers sent NBC 5 of smokey skies, smoke billowing from wildfires and smokey sunsets caused by the multiple wildfires in Southern Oregon started by the early morni ...

04 August 2013

Wildfire Meeting Brings Out Hundreds of Concerned Residents

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Everyone has been looking for updates on all the wildfires in our area. On Sunday night local community members met with those helping fight to blazes to learn where we sit. NBC 5's Kyle Aevermann ...

03 August 2013

Senators Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden and governor John Kitzhaber visit southern Oregon wildfires

Posted in Local

Oregon's U.S. senators and the governor met with members of the public and fire officials to discuss the Douglas Complex Fire. NBC 5's Roma Villavicencio was there filed this report.

03 August 2013

Big Windy Complex Proves to be Difficult for Fire Crews

Posted in Local

The Big Windy Complex, located 8 miles north of Galice continues to be a struggle for fire crews. The fire is located in a tough area to reach, so they are using unique ways of both reaching and fig ...

03 August 2013

Fires Bring Positive Growth to Some Businesses

Posted in Local

Wildfires aren't bringing all bad news to the community of Glendale. Local businesses are seeing a spike in sales because of the more than 23-hundred temporary residents helping fight the nearby Dou ...

03 August 2013

Fire Officials Host Meeting for Brimstone Fire

Posted in Local

Members of the public are invited to a meeting Sunday evening regarding the Brimstone fire. Fire officials will provide a detailed summary and answer question the community may have regarding the fi ...

02 August 2013

The Douglas Complex Fire: One Week Later

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

The Douglas Complex Fire has now been burning for more than a week. Fire crews are making some progress. The fire is 9% contained, and some evacuation orders have been lifted.  So does that mean an ...