Illinois Valley

Home engulfed by fire south of Cave Junction

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A home was completely destroyed during a fire south of Cave Junction. The Illinois Valley Fire District said they responded to a structure fire at about 6:00 a.m. Thursday in the 11600 block of Takilma Road. When they …

Relief in sight for fire crews

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — The Alaska Incident Management Team held a meeting in Cave Junction Monday evening to update residents on the Klondike and Taylor Creek fire as well as inform them on their top priorities. The meeting focused on many important …

Klondike Fire prompts new evacuation warnings

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Due to the slow southward movement of the Klondike Fire, the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is notifying some residents to be ready to evacuate. Deputies said increased fire activity and burnout operations—along with predicted changes in weather patterns—necessitates …