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Grants Pass crews battle Christmas Eve house fire

UPDATE 10:13 P.M. — The residence is a complete loss. Firefighters say the family lost their pets. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. __________________________________________________ GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is asking residents to avoid …

How the community can support wildland firefighters

Curry County, Ore.- The U.S. Forest Service has released information on how the community can help support emergency workers and firefighters. The agency says it’s been overwhelmed with heartfelt notes of thanks, as well as donations. While the support is appreciated, the …

Chetco Bar Fire surpasses 100,000 acres

Curry County, Ore.- The Chetco Bar Fire has surpassed the 100,000 acre mark. Thursday, fire officials announced the fire had grown to 102,333 acres with no containment. The fire is burning in steep, rugged terrain and is still about 5.2 miles northeast …

Fire growing near Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park- A fire burning in Crater Lake National Park has forced the closure of several trails. The 2,400 acre Spruce Lake Fire was discovered July 29 after lightning hit the area. It’s burning near the western boundary of the …