MEDFORD, Ore. — Some of you may have noticed smoke around Roxy Ann Peak earlier this afternoon – but no worries, it was a prescribed burn. The Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest District says it took place approximately 4 miles ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – As winter nears a pair of state agencies are forming a unique alliance to fix a local problem. The Oregon Department of Forestry and Oregon Department of Transportation are hoping to retain state workers by giving ...

JACKSON CO., Ore.- Fall is very much in the air and the weather, and with it comes an end to the 2021 fire season in southern Oregon. Tonight, a long and stressful fire season is over in Jackson and Josephine ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —It’s the end of summer, but fire season is far from over. Though fall begins Wednesday, we still have some time left this fire season. But how much time, it’s hard to say. It depends on the forecast ...

MEDFORD. Ore — The Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest District has decreased the fire danger level to “moderate,” on its lands following the rain across the region over the weekend. The new level, currently in effect as of Sunday, allows ...

OREGON- When a wildfire starts, people quickly look for answers on what or who caused it. But according to Oregon Department of Forestry, it can take years to reveal that information to the public. And quite often, it doesn’t result in ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – One million gallons, that’s how much fire retardant has been delivered to fires this summer. It reached that milestone on Tuesday the second earliest date in its history. The earliest was July 22 back in 2018. ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — A combination of infrared technology and night vision goggles helped Oregon Department of Forestry crews detect two new fires overnight. According to ODF, the plane detected the Skyline fire and the Horse Mountain fire. Both are ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Fire crews near Selma are close to putting out the Redwood Highway Fire. Highway 199 is now fully re-opened and evacuations in place for several hours Saturday night have been lifted. The Oregon Department of Forestry ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —ODF ordered a strike team and Rural Metro firefighters were able to fill that need. ODF says the help couldn’t come at a better time. ‘”It took us about 14 hours to drive up here,” said Tim Soule, ...