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ODF see new fire season milestone

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. “We’re actually …

Fire terms explained

MEDFORD, Ore. —Containment levels are increasing on wildfires across Oregon, and sometimes it seems like there’s a whole separate set of vocabulary for fires. We spoke with fire officials, to break them down for you. A fire line is what firefighters put …

Fire danger level increasing to extreme in JaCo/JoCo

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES, Ore. —The fire danger level is increasing to “extreme,” on ODF-protected lands this week. Starting Wednesday, Jackson and Josephine counties rise to extreme fire danger. This affects 1.8 million acres of state, private, county, and Bureau of Land …