Applegate

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 …

Miller Complex 4% contained

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – A series of wildfires continues to burn east of Cave Junction. The Miller Complex has burned an estimated 7,874 acres and is 4% contained as of August 20, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The 24 …

Reported shooter in Cave Junction in custody

Update (07-04-17 11:50 a.m.) – Joseph Sallman is in custody after officers received a tip regarding his whereabouts, according to Oregon State Police. Troopers have not released any further information. Cave Junction, Ore. — Oregon State Police are out in force, searching …

Nearly 3-acre controlled burn near Jacksonville

Near Jacksonville, Ore. —  You may have noticed smoke near Jacksonville on Friday. Applegate Fire District was performing a controlled burn on nearly three acres of land. It was burning brush, and getting some training in for its firefighters, all in preparation …