SOUTHERN OREGON, Ore. – Storms early Wednesday morning caused several lightning-caused fires across the Rogue Valley. The Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest district said, there were a handful of small fires spotted this morning. They’re small now and aggressive initial ...

  MEDFORD, Ore. – Firefighters are taking full advantage of air resources to fight more than 50 lightning-caused fires in Jackson and Josephine Counties. The Medford Airtanker Base says August 18th was one of its busiest days, with multiple aircraft ...

APPLEGATE, Ore.– Firefighters are having a busy week with more than 30 lightning-caused fires currently in Jackson and Josephine Counties. The largest fire is holding steady at 30 acres. O.D.F. had 50 reports of lightning strikes around Applegate into northern ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Storms rolled through the Rogue Valley on Tuesday, bringing rain and plenty of lightning. The Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest gave an update on numerous lightning-caused fires in the area. Seven small fires started yesterday because of lightning. ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wildfires are raging across the West, and here in southern Oregon, recent lightning storms and red flag conditions are not helping efforts. Today I got up close with some of the brave people who quite literally, face ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The worst of the lightning might be over but work for fire crews is just beginning. The Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest service upped its personnel for this week’s lightning storm, now they’re on the lookout for smoke. ...

 CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — As the year’s busiest week for lightning passes, the work for crews is just beginning. “The rain initially really helped us out in keeping those fires small,” said Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District Public ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — One year after thousands of lightning strikes sparked hundreds of fires, the impact is still being felt today. The fires kicked off the worst of southern Oregon and northern California’s 2018 fire season.”It was a challenging day ...

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