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The science behind fires

 MEDFORD, Ore. — When it comes to fire, we’ve all seen what they can do. We know how to prevent them around our homes and steps to take when we see one start, but how can a fire jump roads, rivers and …

New fire breaks out in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.— A new fire in a rural part of Jackson County broke out around 3:45 Tuesday afternoon. The Neil Rock fire is in Sams Valley near Ramsey Canyon. Oregon Department of Forestry officials say they first noticed smoke from the …

Medco B Fire reaches 92 percent containment

BUTTE FALLS, Ore.– New containment levels were reached on Tuesday for the Medco B Fire between Butte Falls and Prospect. Oregon Department of Forestry says that the fire is now 92 percent contained and remains at 345 acres. On its Facebook page, …

Medco B Fire 90% contained

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. – **UPDATE 5/6/19 9:00 AM** – A wildfire that sparked Saturday afternoon in Jackson County is now 90% contained. The Medco B Fire is burning about 10 miles north-northeast of Butte Falls. As of Monday morning, it is just …