fire season 2020

Non-profit call to help evacuate livestock

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – The Worthington Fire is located in a rural area of Jackson County with many ranches. When forced to evacuate, many of the homeowners didn’t know what to do with their livestock. A local volunteer organization, Southern Oregon Emergency …

Locals react to Worthington Fire

Update (07-31-20 9:19 a.m.) – According to the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center, the Worthington Fire was 600 acres in size and 0% contained as of 7:45 a.m. Friday. ————————————-Original story: EAGLE POINT, Ore. – While homeowners closer to the fire were evacuating, …

Multiple agencies respond to wildfire in Eagle Point

Update (07-31-20 9:19 a.m.) – According to the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center, the Worthington Fire was 600 acres in size and 0% contained as of 7:45 a.m. Friday. ————————–Original story: EAGLE POINT, Ore. — The Worthington Fire is burning between Eagle Point …

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 …