O’BRIEN, Ore. – You may recognize the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum right off Highway 199 near O‘Brien in Josephine County. What you may not know is it’s playing a crucial role into the firefighting efforts of the Smith River Complex. ...

MERLIN, Ore. – The Flat Fire is growing and is now over 29,000 acres. But containment doubled overnight and is now up to 28%. Officials with the Flat Fire say air resources, like helicopters, have been critical to fighting this ...

EAGLE POINT, Ore.– Helicopters were also used to help put out the Eagle Point fire which has become a more common way to fight fires in the area. O.D.F. said so far this fire season, they haven’t had to use ...

Medford, Ore.– One local company is off to a good start this year with a new contract that will benefit locals of the Rogue Valley. Erickson Incorporated, an aerospace manufacturer and air services company that started in Central Point some ...

Fires are filling the valley with smoke hampering visibility and grounding Mercy Flights helicopters. Chief Executive Officer Doug Stewart with Mercy Flights says patients far away from hospitals haven’t been able to receive help as quickly without the use of ...

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