KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Local Air National Guard members are preparing to fight wildfires if called upon this summer. This month, the 173rd Fighter Wing based out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls partnered with the Oregon Department of Forestry ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Three local firefighters are among a group of 22 from the Oregon Department of Forestry deploying to Canada to provide extra support in fighting wildfires. It’s through a mutual assistance agreement that allows five Northwest states and ...

MERLIN, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry responded to a vegetation fire near Merlin on Saturday. ODF said they were able to locate the fire north of Hog Creek County Park. The fire was initially estimated to be four ...

JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES, Ore. – After dealing with some of this year’s first fires on Oregon Department of Forestry-protected land in southwest Oregon, ODF is warning about increased fire risk as temperatures rise across the region. ODF said on ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, Ore. – A wet winter could mean a later start to fire season this year. The Oregon Department of Forestry said it’s too early to predict when fire season will begin. Traditionally, fire season starts no later than ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry decreased the fire danger level to “High” in Jackson and Josephine Counties. The change took effect at the start of the day on Monday, September 19. The decrease in level allows for ...

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry said more people and equipment helped put an end to numerous fires burning within the state. ODF released the following press release on Monday, August 15: “Frankly, our people have been kicking ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Many people have been calling for the wildfire risk map to be redrawn for weeks now. Finally, people got their wish. Now, they hope the next map can bring some clarity to the situation. “Based on our expectations ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore — Firefighters in southern Oregon including the Oregon Department of Forestry, are staying alert as it continues getting warmer outside. ODF deployed its first helicopter bucket on a house fire, near Blue Water Lane in Murphy on ...

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 ...

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