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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 …

Fire season comes to an end for ODF lands

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– Oregon Department of Forestry says fire season is officially over for it’s lands in Jackson and Josephine County. Over the course of this season, ODF crews battled 348 wildland fires that burned roughly 50,000 acres. Of those 348 fires, …

Wolf Creek firefighter dies from illness

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Firefighters in the Rogue Valley are mourning the loss of one of their own. Wolf Creek firefighter Ray Carrillo died Friday night at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. He died from a recent illness according to Wolf Creek …

More smoke to come in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — Smoke is clearing up in the Rogue Valley but meteorologist say it won’t last too long. National Weather Service meteorologist Sven Nelaimischikies has been tracking the smoke closely since nearby wildfires started more than a month ago. While some days …

King of the Rogue rafting race cancelled

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The 6th annual King of the Rogue Race in Gold Hill has been cancelled. After poor air quality the last several weeks, organizers and competitors are pulling out of this weekends competition due to the unhealthy air. This …

Fewer home buyers due to smoke

https://youtu.be/4Nif05IHYlI MEDFORD, Ore. — While the smoke in Jackson and Josephine County linger, local real estate agents are seeing a reduced number of home buyers because of the poor air quality. Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate says it’s losing clients due to …