Fire

Gov. Brown signs wildfire resiliency bill

PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW/NBC) – Firefighters in Oregon have battled nine major wildfires just this year. So Friday, the state’s governor took action and signed a $220 million wildfire prevention bill. Governor Kate Brown says this year’s wildfires fueled by climate change are …

Thousands flee California wildfires

QUINCY, Calif. (CNN) – Wildfires in the U.S. so far this year have burned an area bigger than Delaware and Rhode Island combined. As the flames from the Dixie Fire burn out of control, authorities issued evacuation orders. But while many of …

Cause determined in Redwood Highway Fire

SELMA, Ore.–  The cause of the Redwood Highway Fire, located on Highway 199 MP 23, has been determined to be a catalytic converter from a vehicle driving northeast toward Grants Pass. Six starts were found between milepost 17 and 23, including two …