Articles tagged with: Wildfires

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, ...

30 July 2014

Dozens of lightning sparked fires keep crews busy

Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore.--  Fire crews were battling dozens of wildfires Wednesday night started by an afternoon burst of lightning, that just kept coming.  There's a group of fires burning on Wagner ...

28 July 2014

Selma fire threatening structures

Posted in Local

Update (7/29 12:20 p.m.): Josephine County Emergency Services says a LEVEL 1 Evacuation is being requested for residents on WildPark Lane near the Reeves Creek Fire. A LEVEL 1 Evacuation means 'be r ...