Articles tagged with: July2013Fires

27 July 2013

UPDATE: Douglas Complex Fire Prompts Evacuations While Growing

Posted in Local

Update 10:30 AM, Sunday July 28: Late Saturday night Governor John Kitzhaber declared the Douglas Complex Fire a conflagration. More than 750 fire crews from around the region have been called in. ...

27 July 2013

Douglas County Fires

Posted in Local

Evacuation orders are in effect tonight for residents near the Douglas Complex fire which is burning near the Douglas and Josephine county lines. NBC-5's Roma Villavicencio went to the command post ...

27 July 2013

Valley's Smoke Filled Air Bad for Health

Posted in Local

With all the smoke filling the Southern Oregon skies, it's taking its toll on our health. NBC-5's Dr. Robin Miller says try to stay indoors, especially those with emphysema, asthma, or lung disease. ...

27 July 2013

Illinois Valley Fire District Seeks Volunteers

Posted in Local

Calling all volunteers, the Illinois Valley Fire District is asking for your help. Call volumes in the area are increasing and staff numbers are at an all-time low. That's why fire officials say the ...

26 July 2013

76 Total Lightning Caused Fires Burned Across Southern Oregon

Posted in Regional

A look at the biggest fires currently burning in our viewing area: The "Big Windy" fire is a 20 acre wildfire ten miles west of Galice. That's just one of 24 fires started by last night's lighteni ...

26 July 2013

Firefighters Keeping Up With The Rash Of Fires

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Jesse Smart with the Oregon Department of Forestry had Friday off but when thunder struck in Josephine County... "Working out here in 100 degree sun  beating down on you." His day changed and here ...