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Fire leaders reflect on this year’s fire season

Medford, Ore.- The U.S. Forest Service is sharing what it learned during this summer’s rough fire season. This year, more than 252,000 acres were burned in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest area. “Thousands were evacuated from their homes for weeks on end,” …

USFS hiring seasonal workers

PORTLAND, Ore. – Winter is coming, and that means it’s hiring season for the U.S. Forest Service. The agency just announced they’re looking to fill over 1,000 summer jobs in Oregon and Washington. Open positions are in multiple fields including firefighter, recreation, …