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Oregon redwoods damaged in Chetco Bar Fire

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – One of the northern-most redwood groves in the United States was damaged in the Chetco Bar Fire, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Officials stated on Saturday about 25% of a redwood grove in Oregon’s Wheeler …

Chetco Bar Fire update

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – Following recent wet weather, the Chetco Bar Fire stands at 94% contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Firefighters made good progress during the past week strengthening lines around the fire burning northeast of Brookings. As …

Brookings credit union robbed

Brookings, Ore. – Police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a Rogue Credit Union branch in Brookings. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on September 20, a man walked into the bank and presented a note demanding cash from a teller’s drawer, …

All Chetco Bar Fire evacuation notices lifted

Josephine County, Ore. –  After all Chetco Bar Fire evacuation notices in Curry County were lifted Monday, Josephine County followed suit. On September 20, the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office issued the following letter: Based on current weather and fire behavior, the Josephine …

Chetco Bar Fire update

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – Crews fighting the Chetco Bar Fire plan to take advantage of favorable weather conditions while they work to contain and hold the fire line near high-value areas. According to the U.S. Forest Service, Tuesday is the …

Chetco Bar Fire update

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. – Thursday’s wet weather helped reduce fire activity on parts of the Chetco Bar Fire, according to the Oregon State Fire Marshal. Crews were able to move closer to the fire’s edge and build more direct containment …
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