Articles tagged with: July2013Fires

30 July 2013

Heavy Smoke Causing Health Concerns

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

The smoky air in Southern Oregon is thick and it's starting to take a toll. Multiple residents in the Grants Pass, Illinois Valley and Cave Junction area say they haven't seen smoke like this in yea ...

29 July 2013

A Look Inside The Douglas Complex Fire

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

With nearly 21,000 acres burned, the Douglas Complex Fire is leaving a mark on the landscape. On Monday, NBC 5 got a first look at some of the destruction. The wildfire is separated into three di ...

29 July 2013

Heavy Smoke Stifles Southern Oregon

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

***Update: As of 7:40pm on Monday, the DEQ says air quality in  Cave Junction and Grants Pass is "Unsafe for Sensitive Groups." In Provolt conditions are "Hazardous." In Medford the air quality is ...

29 July 2013

ODF Crews Busy in Josephine Co.

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

In Josephine County crews are battling two dozen lightning-caused wildfires. NBC-5's Craig Smullin says the largest, the Brimstone Fire, is now between 1,500 and 2,000 acres in size.

29 July 2013

Klamath Falls Interagency Fire Center

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Many wildfire battles in Klamath and Lake counties are fought from the Klamath Falls Interagency fire center... "Gathering weather intel, tracking resources, and we have folks assigned to supporting ...

29 July 2013

Tips For Fire Evacuations

Posted in Regional

With evacuations in place residents of Josephine County need to have a plan...make a kit...and get informed. During a wildfire...if you are advised to do so evacuate immediately. Take your disaster ...

28 July 2013

Fires Continue To Burn in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Josephine County is also seeing their fair share of wildfires still burning. The Big Windy Fire, located 10 miles west of Galice, has grown to at least 1,500 acres. Bear Camp Road has been closed be ...

28 July 2013

Preparing For the Worst

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

The quick spread of the Douglas Complex Fires has residents nearby feeling anxious, worried and stressed about preparing to evacuate. Even though some have not been forced to evacuate yet, they are ...

28 July 2013

A Closer Look at the Douglas Complex Fire

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

The Douglas Complex fire was started early Friday morning after a lightning storm hit the area. The wildfire is a series of fires in the general area. It is divided in three different branches. The ...

28 July 2013

The Douglas Complex Fire Prompts More Evacuations

Posted in Local

Officials have evacuated more residents whose homes are in danger near the Douglas Complex Fire near the Josephine and Douglas Dounty border. The latest evacuations are in effect for the Poorman Cre ...