SALEM, Ore.— The combination of hot weather and lightning in the forecast in Southern Oregon has prompted the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) to pre-position a structural taskforce of firefighters and equipment in Klamath County over the coming ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Food, football, and firefighting, that’s what these men all had in common this Thanksgiving. While many are at home with friends and family this Thanksgiving many firefighters are out protecting our community. But they still make ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local man is working to change his life for the better after facing multiple hardships along the way. Maurice Hernandez has been kicked down time and time again – but his faith, family, and a new ...

SALEM, Ore. – A man who is locked away in federal prison for his part in one of the deadliest aviation crashes in firefighting history is asking for a “compassionate release” amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In August of 2008, a ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some seasonal employees that fight fires in the summer for the Oregon Department of Forestry are working to keep roads clear for the Oregon Department of Transportation. The statewide program “Fire and Ice” has been around since ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — The city of Ashland is looking to pilot a new program that could help firefighters during wildfires. The city is considering getting an infrared drone. It can detect heat to tell firefighters where a fire is most ...

WHITE CITY, Ore. — In an effort to recruit more women into firefighting careers, local fire agencies held a three-day camp this weekend for young women to get hands-on experiences in the fire service. The Rogue Girls Fire Camp is ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — It’s been quite the start to fire season. With many wildfires burning across Southern Oregon and Northern California. And the flames aren’t just burning through land, they’re also burning through cash. Tens of millions of dollars ...

TRAIL, Ore. — Firefighting operations on the Miles fire don’t just end when the sun goes down. “On average, we’re out here as long as necessary. A minimum of 13 hours, as long as needed,” said crew boss trainee Alberto ...

MERLIN, Ore.– The future of fighting wildfires may be closer than you think. As thousands of personnel work the fire lines along the Garner Complex in Josephine County, air support is vital in getting to hard to reach places within ...

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