Articles tagged with: Wildfires

29 August 2014

Limited public access along Lost Creek Lake

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Due to fire suppression activity for the fire burning in the Sky Lakes Wilderness area, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office says parts of Lost Creek Lake will have limited access for public ...

29 August 2014

Fire Retardant usage nearly triples

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

The average amount of fire retardant used during the past ten years has nearly tripled for the 2014 wildfire season.The average jumped from 235,000 gallows of fire retardant to more than 800,000 in ...

19 August 2014

Crews respond to new lightning sparked fires

Posted in Local, Weather

Rogue River, Ore. -- The largest fire is burning about eight miles south of the city of Rogue River on "Old Blue Mountain" near Foots Creek. It was estimated at 40 acres around 10pm Monday. The Or ...

13 August 2014

Have you signed up for Jackson County Citizen Alert?

Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore. --- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says they've discovered that during the Gulch and Rogue River drive fires, people aren't getting the emergency alerts they need to be get ...

12 August 2014

Governor declares conflagration for Rogue River Dr. fire

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Update (8/14 12:30pm) The Jackson County Sheriff's Office have announced that ALL evacuation orders for the Rogue River Drive Fire, near Shady Cove have been removed. Portions of Rogue River Drive ...

12 August 2014

Residents cautiously watch Rogue River Drive Fire

Posted in Local

Some two dozen homes were spared following a one-hundred acre fire in the hills of Eagle Point along Rogue River Drive. Resident stood by and watched to see what effect the mid afternoon temperature ...

11 August 2014

More than 100 acres burned in Rogue River Drive Fire

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Update (8/12 12pm) Two dozen homes were spared following the 100 plus acre Rogue River Drive fire in Eagle Point which broke out on Monday following thunderstorms. The Oregon Department of Forestry ...

11 August 2014

Current Wildfires burning in Southern Oregon and Northern California

Posted in Local

Update (8/18 4pm) Here are the latest updates on wildfires in Southern Oregon and Northern California:  Happy Camp Complex  burning near Happy Camp has grown to nearly 5,900 acres. Several fires ...

31 July 2014

Northern California fires

Posted in Local

Northern California -- Siskiyou County was hit yesterday with over 955 lightning strikes recorded. Fire officials say at least 26 fires started in the Happy Camp, Salmon and Goosenest Ranger distric ...

31 July 2014

Oregon Gulch Fire near Pinehurst holding at 36,568 acres

Posted in Local

Update (8/4 10am): Fire officials say fire personnel made significant progress on the Oregon Gulch Fire. The fire has consumed 36,568 acres and is 20% contained. For the absolute latest updates, ...