grass fire

Crews working to put out Rogue River fire

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry says the fire burned roughly 20 acres near Shangrila Lane close to East Evans Creek Road Tuesday afternoon. Along with crews on the ground, 3 helicopters worked to put out flames. “Once night …

Series of small fires contained near Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – Crews raced to battle a series of small fires that started along Highway 66 near Dead Indian Memorial Road Monday. The Oregon Department of Forestry responded before 3:00 p.m. to four small fires ranging in size from 1/10 of …

Power line failure sparks grass fire

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Rural Metro Fire said a power line failure caused a grass fire along Meadowlark Lane on the northern end of Colonial Valley late Friday night. Rural Metro and ODF firefighters quickly put the fire out. The fire grew to approximately 1/10th …