Articles tagged with: wildfire

17 September 2014

Onion Mountain fire grows to 3,735 acres

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Crews in Josephine county are getting a foothold on the Onion Mountain Fire.  It's burned over 3,700 acres in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, 13 miles west of downto ...

15 September 2014

Wildfire breaks out in Weed

Posted in Regional

Updated (9/15 6:30pm) Evacuation center is at the County Fairgrounds in Yreka. From Cal Fire PIO Berlant: Hundreds of firefighters continue to battle the 300 acre Boles Fire in Siskiyou County. Over ...

12 September 2014

Extreme fire danger prompts big response at garage fire in Gold Hill

Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Fire crews across the state are bracing for a busy weekend. The Oregon Department of Forestry says high winds and low humidity are the perfect mix for fire.  Forecasted east wind ...

09 September 2014

New evacuation orders for Happy Camp Complex fires

Posted in Local

Siskiyou County, -- The Siskiyou County Sheriff issued a new mandatory evacuation order for the Happy Camp Complex fires in Northern California. There's been an increase of fire activity on the on t ...

08 September 2014

Yosemite National Park wildfire forces 100 hikers to evacuate

Posted in Regional

Yosemite Village, Calif. -- A 700 acre wildfire burning in Yosemite National Park forced the evacuation of some 100 hikers on Sunday. The meadow fire started burning early Sunday afternoon in Yosemi ...

04 September 2014

UPDATE: Van traveling on I-5 sparked Myrtle Creek fires

Posted in Local

Myrtle Creek, Ore. -- Several grass fires near Myrtle Creek are slowing traffic on I-5. According to the Douglas County Fire Protection Association at least two fires were reported around 6:30 Thur ...

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, ...