Author: Joe Raineri (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Temperate weather held long enough in Oregon to end July with comfortable temperatures, but later this week the heat returns — and with it, increased fire danger. It’s already been a busy ...

TALENT, OREGON — It’s no secret, it’s been hot in southern Oregon and northern California. AC units have been working overtime this July! But when was the last time the air filter was changed at your home? Jeff Lents of ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The Southwest Oregon District is currently in the “low” wildfire risk category, but with June 21 marking the first day of summer, it’s important to be prepared and know how to stay vigilant in fire prevention ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Rural Metro responding to four fires started in less than 48 hours over the weekend in the North Valley area near Merlin. “There was some indications that open burning was involved and there was some indication ...

OREGON. – Fire season will officially start this Friday in Coos and Douglas counties. Fire season will begin June 9th in both the Coos County Protective Association and Douglas County Protective Association. This means fire prevention restrictions will be put ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Fire season has started on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in southwest Oregon. ODF said the agency’s 2023 fire season started on Thursday, June 1. The fire danger level starts at “Low” and ...

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. — With fire season officially beginning June First, the Oregon Department of Emergency Management is sharing tips on how you can prepare. OEM recommends signing up for any emergency alerts you can locally, like Citizen Alert in ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Fire season is about to begin on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in southwest Oregon. ODF said the agency’s 2023 fire season starts on Thursday, June 1. The fire danger level starts at ...

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State presenting an overview of what the 2023 wildfire season may look like. “July and August are forecasted to be a little warmer than normal and so the fuel and warmth toward the end ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Wildfire season is on the horizon, so staying safe and getting ready is top of mind for many. Oregon firefighters encourage everyone to have a wildfire plan, given the changing nature of the ...

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