Cleveland Ridge Fire

Mopping up hot spots

Trail, Ore. — When it comes to wildfires, mopping up can mean a lot of things. A lot of people don’t know that mopping up hot spots is one of the most important parts of fighting fires. The environment for mopping up …

Crews released from Cleveland Ridge Fire

Trail, Ore.- Firefighters near Trail are moving closer to their goal of extinguishing all hot spots inside the fire line around the Cleveland Ridge Fire. Friday, more than 260 firefighters will mop up smoldering stumps and other vegetation burned in the fire …

New mapping shows Cleveland Ridge Fire at 530 acres

Trail, Ore.- The Cleveland Ridge Fire burning near Trail is smaller than the Oregon Department of Forestry originally thought. Firefighters were able to safely walk the perimeter of the fire Wednesday night, allowing for more accurate mapping. The total acreage burned now …

Inmates help fight the flames

Trail, Ore. — Inmates from the Jackson County Jail are spending their time on the inside – outside. Prisoners are helping fight the flames from the cleveland ridge fire. Inmates are fully certified through Rogue Community College. The program is contracted with …

Fire brings concern for business owners

Shady Cove, Ore. —  As firefighters worked to contain the fire near Trail, business owners hoped the fire wouldn’t impact their bottom line. After last year’s Stouts Fire dragged Shady Cove’s business profits down, local business owners were worried the Cleveland Ridge …