evacuation

Gap Fire grows to over 17,000 acres

Seiad Valley, Calif. — Crews are hoping cooler temperatures will help efforts fighting the more than 17,000-acre Gap Fire in Northern California. There are no longer any mandatory evacuation notices. However, evacuation advisories are still in effect. That means people in the …

Fire burning near Paisley 40% contained

Paisley, Ore. — Crews are making good progress fighting the Withers Fire near Paisley. Paisley residents were still under a level one evacuation Friday night. That means they have to be ready to leave in case the fire advances. The Oregon Department …

Suspicious item evacuates Roseburg City Hall

Update (08/15 1:20 p.m.) — The Roseburg Fire Department said the suspicious items found at Roseburg City Hall have been disposed of by the Oregon State Police Explosives Unit. The incident is under investigation. ___________________________________________________ Roseburg, Ore. –  A suspicious package located …

Deadly Louisiana flooding continues

Baton Rouge (WVLA) — Louisiana residents are facing historic flooding as thousands were displaced this weekend and water continues to rise Monday. Over the past week, rainfall has been as high as 30 inches, and Governor Jon Bel Edwards declared a state …