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Nugget Butte fire above Gold Hill 100% lined

GOLD HILL, Ore.– The quick actions of firefighters kept what has been dubbed the ‘Nugget Butte’ fire at half an acre. The fire began Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m. Natalie Weber, the public information officer for the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest …

New resource center opens for fire victims

MEDFORD, Ore. – Thursday morning, the Multi-Agency Resource Center or ‘MARC’ opened its doors to fire victims. It is located in the old Central Medford High School on South Oakdale Avenue. Volunteers said there was a line of people needing assistance, before …

Jackson Co. Command Center set up

MEDFORD, Ore. – An Emergency Operations Center was set up Tuesday afternoon as the Almeda Fire began to burn north. The city of Ashland was the first to get official information out to the public about the fire. As the fire spread …