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Campfire ban issued for Oregon state parks

Salem, Ore. — Campfires and open flames are now banned in Oregon state parks. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department made the announcement Thursday, July 19, 2018. The ban is in response to Governor Kate Brown’s declaration of a fire emergency. It includes …

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 …