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ODF looks to staff up for fire season

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —With fire season fast approaching, the Oregon Department of Forestry is looking to staff up. ODF Southwest Oregon District is already conducting interviews, it hopes to be fully staffed by mid-June. Positions are open for a combined 100 forest officers, …

Nugget Butte fire above Gold Hill 100% lined

GOLD HILL, Ore.– The quick actions of firefighters kept what has been dubbed the ‘Nugget Butte’ fire at half an acre. The fire began Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m. Natalie Weber, the public information officer for the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest …