CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Recent weather patterns have led to a decrease in fire danger levels on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in Jackson and Josephine Counties. Rain and cooler temperatures across the region allowed for the ...

CANYONVILLE, Ore. – The Milepost 97 fire is estimated to be 9000 acres as of Saturday morning.  This is the most up to date evacuation notices as of this afternoon. There are Level 3 or “GO” evacuation notices are still ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – After hearing news of a wildfire south of Canyonville that’s believed to have been sparked by a campfire, Ashland Fire and Rescue is warning the public about unattended fires. “As the MP [Milepost] 97 Fire continues to ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry announced it’s moving from ‘low’ fire danger level to ‘moderate’ at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. It impacts 1.8 million acres of protected land in Jackson and Josephine counties. ODF said the biggest thing people need ...

 MEDFORD, Ore. — After an active week of wildfires, conditions are still ripe for fire with hot and dry weather in the forecast. That’s why shorthanded firefighters are teaming up to prevent disaster. “We’re really gearing up right now,” said ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Effective immediately, the fire danger level on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in southwestern Oregon is now “low.” The change from “moderate” comes amid cooler temperatures, rainfall and a change in overnight humidity ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Fire danger levels are increasing to “moderate” due to higher temperatures and windy conditions Monday. The Oregon Department of Forestry said lands protected by their agency in Jackson and Josephine Counties now have further fire restrictions ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — The train that runs between Weed and Eugene usually travels through Ashland during the day. Now, to reduce fire risk, the train will start running at night. The change is due to the fact that it’s a ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry is urging community members to use extra caution when spending time outdoors. Monday, July 9 was a challenging day for ODF’s Southwest Oregon District and all of the fires that day ...

BOISE, Id. – As temperatures continue to increase during summer months, so do the fire danger levels across southern Oregon and northern California. This trend is not unfamiliar to the Pacific Northwest. According to the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, both ...