Fire

Some Oregonians report problems with FEMA assistance

MOLALLA, Ore. (KGW) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is in Oregon to deliver federal assistance to communities that have been destroyed due to the wildfire outbreaks across the region. However, residents say the process to get assistance is “worse than fighting …

South Obenchain Fire 35% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Crews continue to make progress fighting the South Obenchain Fire near the community of Butte Falls. The fire started on the afternoon of September 8 about 5 miles east of Eagle Point. It grew to an estimated 32,833 …

Tips to return home safely after wildfire

MEDFORD, Ore. — As evacuation levels start to go down across the Rogue Valley, many people are returning home while others return to ash and rubble. If your home burned down in a fire, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality says to …

Early morning fire leaves barn destroyed

MEDFORD, Ore.— Around 5 A.M., fire crews responded to a structure fire on the 4,000 block of Payne Road in Medford. When they got there, crews found the Payne in the Butte barn was on fire. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the …

Fewer missing from Almeda Fire, police say

ASHLAND, Ore. — At least 50 people were reportedly missing initially from the Almeda Fire. Jackson County Sheriff Nathan Sickler says that number is currently down to zero for people who are considered ‘critically missing.’ That means someone who is reported missing …