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South Obenchain Fire 35% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Crews continue to make progress fighting the South Obenchain Fire near the community of Butte Falls. The fire started on the afternoon of September 8 about 5 miles east of Eagle Point. It grew to an estimated 32,833 …

Almeda Fire 70% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – The fire that devastated several Rogue Valley communities is now 70% contained. The Almeda Fire started on September 8 in north Ashland and spread north along the Bear Creek Greenway, destroying homes and business in Talent and Phoenix …

Almeda Fire evacuation zone reduced

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Some evacuation zones around the Almeda Fire have been downgraded. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Friday the Level 3 evacuation zone has been reduced to where the fire actually burned. Residents outside of the burn area can …