MEDFORD, Ore. – ODF is watching and waiting, as it debates when to declare fire season in Southern Oregon. Usually, the season starts in June, but depending on conditions it can begin much earlier. Last year, it started in May. ...

GRAVES CREEK, Ore. — Firefighters were working to put out a small wildfire near Graves Creek Road Sunday night. Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District said the district’s smoke detection department spotted a small white column around 4:30 Sunday ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — While firefighters battle small fires on nearly all sides of the Rogue Valley, Oregon Department of Forestry’s eyes are on the skies tonight. The detection center lead for ODF says high-quality cameras are placed on mountaintops where ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Fire crews put out a 20-acre grass fire off of Dead Indian Memorial Road in Ashland Sunday afternoon. Crews got the first report in around 3 pm with Oregon Department of Forestry and Fire District 5 crews ...