Articles tagged with: Wildfires

25 July 2014

Ferguson fire burning near Beatty

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Beatty, Ore. - The 'Ferguson' fire has blackened nearly 200 acres in Klamath County. The fire broke out shortly after noon in the Ferguson Mountain area. Bob Dillon of the Beatty Community Action Te ...

22 July 2014

Lightning causes more than 20 fires in the Rogue Valley

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Weather

Jacksonville, Ore.--  Cindy Furrow experienced first-hand what a lightning storm can do a tree in her backyard took a direct hit. "It was too close to my house. Glad I was home when it happened, ...

22 July 2014

New study shows wildfire seasons getting worse

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A new analysis shows wildfire seasons are getting longer and more devastating. The data released by an independent group of scientists called Climate Central looked at the past 44 y ...

21 July 2014

Drone flies over Washington wildfire

Posted in Regional

Pateros, Wash. -- Nearly two dozen wildfires have destroyed homes and burned nearly a million acres across the Pacific Northwest. This video from a remote-controlled aerial vehicle shows the damage ...

18 July 2014

Washington wildfire

Pateros, Wash. --- (NBC News) The wildfires of north central Washington State have forced authorities to cut off access to the area."it looks like we're trapped because they just closed the road tha ...

15 July 2014

Current wildfires burning in Oregon

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Fire fighters are battling several wildfires throughout the state. Lightning started the Bingham Complex on Sunday.  It consists of two large and several small fires in the Willamette Nati ...

30 June 2014

Interactive Fire Map

Posted in Local

This map shows current wildfires burning in Oregon and Washington. Fire data from Northwest Interagency Coordination Center and is updated daily. Not all fire perimeters are reported. .weather ...

23 June 2014

Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest fire dangers raised to high

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Fire dangers move to high for the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest and restrictions for the public are start Monday. The high rating indicates that grasses will ignite readily, ...

22 June 2014

Crews get a handle on Bryant Fire

Posted in Local

Update (6/23 9:25 a.m.): The Bryant fire has burned 1,361 acres and is 45% contained. The cause is still under investigation. Bonanza, Ore. -- The Bryant fire, which as of Sunday morning burned 1, ...

07 June 2014

Two Bulls Wildfire burns in Central Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Update (6/11 5pm) Crews near Bend continue mop up operations on the 6,900 acre Two Bulls Fire. The blaze is about 40 percent contained as of Wednesday night. Fire officials say chilly weather overn ...