SOUTHERN OREGON, —The statewide wildfire risk map is getting an update. It’ll be available as an online tool, starting Thursday, June 30. The map is a resource to help inform decision-making and planning related to mitigating wildfire risk, statewide. ODF ...

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. —ODF firefighters are mopping up a half-acre grass fire, that started as a structure fire on the 400-block of Nugget Drive, in Rogue River. Rogue River Fire District 1 was on scene, as well as several other ...

MURPHY, Ore. —Multiple agencies responded to a structure fire Monday, around 4:30 pm on the 200-block of Blue Water Lane, in Murphy. Rural Metro Fire and several other agencies were on scene. The home was fully involved and collapsed when units ...

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Local firefighters got the chance to experience some hands-on wildfire training on June 25th. The Southern Oregon Wildfire School gave structural firefighters wildfire training through simulated real-life experiences, like conducting low-complexity burning operations and coordinating aircraft. ...

CENTRAL POINT,  Ore.– As summer has been heating up this week, new wildland firefighters are taking the next steps in their training. They were out in Central Point Friday, doing some live firefighter training with real flames. 14 new firefighters ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – You may see some smoke in the valley Thursday and Friday. Don’t be concerned, it’s just firefighters putting their newly learned skills to the test. The Oregon Department of Forestry is conducting live burn trainings along ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —With Memorial Day just a week away, could the start of fire season be on the horizon? ODF has not yet declared fire season for Jackson or Josephine counties. But because of how fire-prone our area is, ODF ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —Jackson County leaders, discussing potentially closing areas of the Bear Creek Greenway, this fire season. County commissioners will talk about the possibility of closing county-owned, off-trail areas of the Bear Creek Greenway, in their regular business meeting, ...

PORTLAND, Ore — With the month of May marking the beginning of wildfire preparation, a state agency is predicting a grim outlook for central and southern Oregon. The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center is a Portland-based fire dispatch agency. It released ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —The Oregon State Fire Marshall and Oregon Department of Forestry are coming together to help reduce wildfire risk in your community.  ODF says it’s a good time for communities to look into how they can prepare for the ...

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