JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Rural Metro Fire is notifying residents that controlled burns will be taking place from December 28 – 29 in the hills between Sunny Valley and Wolf Creek. The agency says the burn on Smith hill will ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Starting Monday, prescribed burns will be done as weather allows through spring of 2020.  It’s all in an effort to prevent wildfires from getting out of control. The burns will be on Frank Hill, just west of ...

APPLEGATE LAKE, Ore. – Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest has canceled its prescribed burns near Applegate Lake after conditions were determined to not be ideal. They planned to use a helitorch, a process of helicopters carrying a large drip torch. It ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — As we get closer to fall wildfire safety preparation is starting back up, one of the first restoration projects of the season started Monday. Lomakatsi Restoration Project crews started a thinning project in the upper Elkader Street ...

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Firefighters will be conducting prescribed burns on the Fremont-Winema National Forest beginning Saturday. The US Forest Service says recent wet weather appears to have provided a possible window for burning this weekend into next week. Beginning Saturday, crews ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire season is starting to wind down but that doesn’t mean we won’t see more smoke in some areas. As we transition into fall with cooler temperatures and high humidity levels, officials say it’s the time to ...

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