Applegate

Gyda Fire 57% contained

APPLEGATE, Ore. – The Gyda Fire burning in the Applegate Valley is now fully lined and 57% contained. The Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District said the Gyda Fire started at about 3:50 p.m. on August 27 in the 11000 block …

Gyda Fire starts near Applegate

APPLEGATE, Ore. – A new fire started in the Applegate Valley Tuesday afternoon. Just before 4:00 p.m. on August 27, multiple fire crews responded to the 11000 block of Highway 238 about 6.5 miles east of Applegate. The Gyda Fire was first …

Firefighters prepare for lightning storm

JACKSON CO., Ore – With lightning in the forecast, firefighters are on high alert. This all happening just days after two lightning fires sparked in the Applegate Valley. Local fire departments are bringing in extra crews and equipment just in case. Several fires …

Hundreds attend Open Farm Day at Sanctuary One

APPLEGATE, Ore. —  The non-profit organization, Sanctuary One, held its Open Farm Day event on Saturday. More than 1,200 people registered for this years event. Kids and adults got to take a walking tour of the farm where they could enjoy different …

Hendrix fire continues to burn near Ruch

Ruch, Ore. – The Hendrix Fire is currently burning near Ruch between Glade Creek and Applegate River. The fire began after Sunday’s thunderstorm in the area. Firefighters believed they could keep it small, but strong winds picked up and helped the fire …

ODF fighting grass fire near Ruch

Update (10-05-2017) – The Little Applegate Fire is now under control, according to ODF. Ruch, Ore. The Oregon Department of Forestry is responding to a small grass fire off Upper Applegate and Little Applegate Roads south of Ruch. ODF said one outbuilding …