Articles tagged with: wildfire

23 July 2015

California Wragg Fire spreads to 6,900 acres

Posted in Regional

(Updated 7/24) Fire officials in California say the Wragg Fire has grown to 6,900 acres and is 20 percent contained. Officials say one outbuilding and tent trailer has been destroyed by the fire an ...

08 July 2015

Several small wildfires sparked by lightning in Klamath National Forest

Posted in Local

Klamath National Forest, Ore. -- Fire crews are putting out several small wildfires in the Klamath National Forest due to the lightning storm.  Officials spotted 13 fires from Monday night's storm ...

30 June 2015

Sleepy Hollow blaze destroys homes

Posted in Regional

Wash. -- (NBC News)  Families are tallying their losses after a raging wildfire destroyed more than two dozen homes in Wenacthee, Washington. The fire is now more than ten-percent contained, and m ...

11 June 2015

Two homes destroyed in Gorge wildfire near Biggs Junction

Posted in Regional

Biggs, Ore. – (KGW) Wildfire danger remains especially high and many parts of Oregon remain under a Red Flag Warning through 8 p.m. Friday. One of the worst fires so far started in an abandoned ho ...

06 May 2015

Peavin Creek Fire update

Posted in Local

Update (5/7 3:25 p.m.)  Fire fighters are wrapping up work on one of the first wildfires of the year.The Peavine Creek fire started the afternoon of Tuesday, April 5th about 5 miles north of Glenda ...

23 September 2014

Officials investigating cause of Boles Fire in Weed

Posted in Local

Weed, Calif. -- Investigators still don't know what caused the horrific Boles Fire but they're working around the clock to find out. The Weed Police Department, Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, and ...

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 ...