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Fire crews prep for weekend lightning

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This weekend’s increased risk of lightning storms has the Oregon Department of Forestry on high alert. The agency’s Southwest Oregon District said its staff is on board and their mountaintop detection cameras are up and running. ODF said …

EP family loses home on Mother’s Day

Eagle Point, Ore.- Fire crews are investigating what may have caused a house fire. Jackson County Fire District Three responded to Monte Vista Court around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. “All I could see was flames and then the electrical wires were popping …

Fire contained south of Winston

Douglas County, Ore. — A fire in Douglas County had crews busy Monday morning south of Winston on Raleigh Drive. The Douglas Forest Protective Association says the fire moved up the hillside before it was contained at half-an-acre. Fire officials say it …

Multiple fires near Hilt fully contained

Update (07/20 5:50 p.m.) — The small fires hear Hilt are now 100% contained. The cause of the fires is still under investigation, however Cal Fire says a train passing through the area may have been the source of the sparks. Hilt, …