JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Firefighters are starting to get a handle on The Rum Creek Fire in Josephine County. The fire is 18,385 acres and is now 17% contained. It was only 12% contained the day prior. Fire officials ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry says it has completed containment lines around most of the lightning-caused fires in our region. Out of all the lightning-caused fires in Jackson and Josephine counties from the storm on August 17th, only ...

  MEDFORD, Ore. – Firefighters are taking full advantage of air resources to fight more than 50 lightning-caused fires in Jackson and Josephine Counties. The Medford Airtanker Base says August 18th was one of its busiest days, with multiple aircraft ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Wednesday’s afternoon thunderstorm produced several rounds of lightning in rural Southern Oregon.   As a result two small lightning-caused fires started in the High Cascades Ranger District east of Lost Creek Lake. The Pond Fire is about a ...

JACKSON CO., Ore.- Fall is very much in the air and the weather, and with it comes an end to the 2021 fire season in southern Oregon. Tonight, a long and stressful fire season is over in Jackson and Josephine ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — A combination of infrared technology and night vision goggles helped Oregon Department of Forestry crews detect two new fires overnight. According to ODF, the plane detected the Skyline fire and the Horse Mountain fire. Both are ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — Thunderstorms crossing through the region are keeping fire crews busy this weekend. The Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest District says around 14 fires in its district started because of lightning Friday evening. Most areas where fires have ...

ASHLAND, Ore — The Oregon Department of Transportation is close to adding an exit ramp to prevent backups on I-5 during emergencies. The ramp, still under review, would be built off of the Mountain Avenue bridge and onto I-5. It’ll ...

OREGON- Ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, many cities in both northern California and Oregon are now banning the use of fireworks, including Portland. With record high temperatures, drought conditions, and steady winds, some people are worried about seeing ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — It’s on pace to be one of the hottest and driest years on record, and after last year’s horrific fires, first responders want you to be informed of evacuation alerts before they come. Jackson County’s Emergency ...

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