fires

Rain and extra support hold off lightning-caused fires

MEDFORD, Ore.– Forest agencies are breathing a collective sigh of relief this weekend as storms passed through southern Oregon without causing any major fires. The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Service says that lightning did cause several fires. However, things were a little …

Medco B Fire reaches 92 percent containment

BUTTE FALLS, Ore.– New containment levels were reached on Tuesday for the Medco B Fire between Butte Falls and Prospect. Oregon Department of Forestry says that the fire is now 92 percent contained and remains at 345 acres. On its Facebook page, …

Rebuilding a town lost to flames

HORNBROOK, Calif. — Few know what it feels like to lose everything, whether it’s your home, possessions, memories. But for those living in Paradise, California, it’s now their reality. A local town is still going through that same process…four months after the …

Deadly fires force more evacuations

(NBC News) – Hundreds of thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. The Camp Fire, burning north of San Francisco, has killed at least 29 people, matching the deadliest fire in the state’s history. The Griffith Park fire of 1933 also …