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Critical day for firefighters

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Firefighters have been working hard to get containment on the Taylor Creek and Klondike Fires, but weather continues to be a challenge. Kale Casey of the U.S. Forest Service says they’ve been preparing for today’s weather conditions for …

Five on 5 – Pamela Norr – ACCESS

On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by Pamela Norr, the Executive Director of ACCESS discussing the increased rate of homelessness in the Rogue Valley and how ACCESS is collaborating with local organizations towards the implementation of a regional homeless shelter.

Aircraft helping fight flames

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. —¬†Aircraft have been essential in gaining ground on wildfires in Southern Oregon especially when it comes to protecting homes and structures. “It just really saves the day and it keeps those guys safe…,” said Jimmy Takach, U.S. Airforce. Jimmy …

Klondike Fire nearing communities

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Kale Casey of the U.S. Forest Service says progress is being made on the Taylor Creek Fire and evacuations have been lifted in many areas, but Casey says their concern now is the Klondike Fire threatening communities near …

Five on 5 – Rick Staggs – Metal Masters

On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by Metal Masters foreman Rick Staggs discussing how to keep your home safe from the wildfire smoke, which filtration methods are the most effective for handling smoke, and what common mistakes you can avoid.

Firefighters prepping homes

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —¬†It’s a critical day for firefighters fighting the Miles Fire. Nancy Hartman has lived on Cascade Gorge Road for 4 years. She says it’s the first time a fire has been this close to her home. “It’s a little …

Five on 5 – Knute Buehler – (R) Oregon

On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by Republican Gubernatorial candidate and Oregon state Representative Knute Buehler discussing what his plan would be to help the local economy during fire season, how he would help rural Oregon, his plan to improve …

Miles Fire challenging firefighters

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The Miles Fire is continuing to burn strong near many structures and homes on the Lost Creek Reservoir, but it’s proving especially difficult for firefighters because of where it’s located on the Flat Creek Drainage. “We do have …
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