fire safety

Fire risks over Labor Day weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. — As the summer starts to come to a close, fire season is still holding strong. Fire officials are asking those who plan to celebrate this weekend to continue to err on the side of caution. They want to make …

Nearly 3-acre controlled burn near Jacksonville

Near Jacksonville, Ore. —  You may have noticed smoke near Jacksonville on Friday. Applegate Fire District was performing a controlled burn on nearly three acres of land. It was burning brush, and getting some training in for its firefighters, all in preparation …