evacuations

Evacuations issued for residences near Hendrix Fire

Jacksonville, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is issuing evacuation notices to 35 addresses due to the Hendrix Fire near Hells Peak, southeast of Ruch.  On Wednesday, July 18, JCSO Search and Rescue teams began going door-to-door to advise residents of the evacuations. …

Klamathon Fire grows in acreage, containment up

Hornbrook, Calif. — The Klamathon fire has reached 85% containment, according to a report released by CAL FIRE Friday night. However, the agency also noted the fire has grown to 37,900 acres. Full containment is expected Sunday. The Klamathon fire has been …

Evacuated Siskiyou county residents return home

Ashland, Ore. – At tonight’s meeting, the Siskiyou County Sheriff said they have been able to repopulate all of the communities in Siskiyou county that were evacuated, but the work isn’t done yet for officials fighting the Klamathon fire. 36,500 acres, 82 …

Evacuations lowered in Hornbrook area

Hornbrook, Calif. — “You know when you come home… You’re relaxed. You’re home. And that’s the way it feels,” Hornbrook resident Andy Herskind said. Last Friday, Andy Herskind was at the Yreka shelter uncertain of his future after getting evacuated the night …

California wildfire death toll grows

(NBC News) – At least 15 people are dead and 150 more remain missing after several rapidly spreading wildfires swept through California Monday. At least 20 fires were reported across California, where thousands were evacuated from their homes. An estimated 115,000 acres …

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 …

Josephine County Chetco Bar evacuations reduced

Josephine County, Ore.- Josephine County residents forced from their homes by the Chetco Bar Fire will be allowed to return Friday evening. Illinois Valley Fire District announced Friday morning the Level 3 evacuation order issued for all residents on Illinois River Road …