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Transient camp fires a problem, even in winter

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Debris and burnt wood is all that’s left after firefighters extinguished a fire at a transient camp Tuesday in Josephine County near the intersection of Highland Ave. and Donaldson Rd. Multiple firefighting agencies in Josephine County jumped into action, …

Crews fighting fire near Quartz Creek

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Rural Metro Fire and Oregon Department of Forestry are actively fighting a fire above Quartz Creek near Merlin and Hugo. Rural Metro says the size of the fire is between 8 to 12 acres. No homes or structures …

Fry Peak fire burns 10 acres in Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Oregon Department of Forestry crews are working to contain a ten acre fire around the Pleasant Creek area near Rogue River. The Fry Peak fire was reported Sunday evening. The Oregon Department of Forestry sent out two hand …