Articles tagged with: wildfire

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 ...

07 August 2014

Rowena wildfire grows to 1900 acres

Posted in Regional

(KGW) Fire officials say that the Rowena fire has grown to 1900 acres. 275 homes are under Level-3 evacuation, (approximately 600 people displaced), and 600 homes are threatened.The Rowena fire bega ...

01 August 2014

Beaver Complex fire update

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- According to officials the Beaver Complex consists of two fires: Salt Creek Fire and Oregon Gulch Fire. The Salt Creek Fire is at 108 acres as of 12:50 p.m. The fire is 20 miles nor ...

30 July 2014

Fourmile Lake fire update

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore -- Fire crews have been able to hold a fire burning near Fourmile Lake to under 100 acres. The 'Launch' fire was first reported Monday morning. The fire isn't accessible by road, ...

25 July 2014

Wildfire breaks out near Beatty

Posted in Local

Update (7/25 5 p.m.) Ferguson Fire update. The fire has threatened 20 homes and residents are under a ready to leave advisory. Estimated growth of the fire is 150 to 200 acres and cause is undeter ...

21 July 2014

Buzzard Complex Fire

Posted in Regional, Weather

Central Ore. -- The largest wildfire burning in Oregon right now has scorched more than 395,000 acres. The Buzzard Complex is burning about 45 miles northeast of Burns, in Central Oregon. According ...

14 July 2014

White River wildfire

Posted in Regional

White River Canyon, Ore. --  Firefighters working night shift on the 570-acre White River Fire, which started Saturday afternoon in the White River Wild & Scenic Area 12 miles west of Tygh Vall ...

19 June 2014

Wildfire burns at base of Table Rocks

Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Forestry has confirmed that yesterday's grass fire was human-caused. The area where the fire started appeared to be half mowed. At about 11:45 Thursday morn ...

08 June 2014

Smoky skies could be health hazard

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- While the Two Bulls Fire may be close to 200 miles away from Medford, there are signs on the fire in southern Oregon. A layer of smoke covered much of the Rogue Valley Sunday. As th ...

30 May 2014

Fire season starts June 2nd

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- It's that time of year again. The sun's out, it's getting hot and that means fire season is here and it starts on Monday. Brian Ballou with the Oregon Department of Forestry says we ...