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Lightning storms end, lookout for smoke begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — The worst of the lightning might be over but work for fire crews is just beginning. The Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest service upped its personnel for this week’s lightning storm, now they’re on the lookout for smoke. “We start …

Car fire spreads to nearby BLM land

Josephine County, Ore.- A vehicle fire spread to BLM land in rural Josephine County Monday night. Rural Metro Fire was dispatched after someone called 911 reporting a Ford SUV had caught fire several miles up Granite Hill Rd.  According to Rural Metro …