DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore.- The Roseburg Fire Department and Central Douglas Fire and Rescue Authority will be engaging in wildland fire training starting Monday. The training exercises, which includes live burning throughout the day, will be conducted on Reservoir Hill on ...

MERLIN, Ore. — Multiple fire agencies in the Rogue Valley are prepping for fire season with a variety of wildland exercises. The groups are using chainsaws and other tools to practice constructing “hand-lines,” which are used to stop fires from ...

GOLD BEACH, Ore. – The City of Gold Beach is issuing a water usage advisory to community members ahead of the upcoming upgrades to the water treatment plant. According to the city, from May 13 to May 17 the plant ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – Klamath County Fire District 1 wants the community to be aware of some upcoming training the department is conducting. On May 9, smoke and flames may be visible during the ‘defensive burn-to-learn’ training. Fire crews will ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – For the first time since 2018, new recruits with Rural Metro Fire Department took part in a Burn to Learn event on Saturday. These teams of new firefighters worked together to extinguish multiple fires in a ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Firefighters and police officers from across the state got some hands-on experience Friday learning how to determine the cause and origin of a fire. A building on New Hope Road was donated to Rural Metro Fire ...

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Local firefighters got the chance to experience some hands-on wildfire training on June 25th. The Southern Oregon Wildfire School gave structural firefighters wildfire training through simulated real-life experiences, like conducting low-complexity burning operations and coordinating aircraft. ...

CENTRAL POINT,  Ore.– As summer has been heating up this week, new wildland firefighters are taking the next steps in their training. They were out in Central Point Friday, doing some live firefighter training with real flames. 14 new firefighters ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — If you spotted flames in the Central Point or White City area on Thursday… don’t worry, it was just a drill. “It’s going to be a really good experience for them to kind of get their ...

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