rural.metro

Preparing for fire season: defensible space

MERLIN, Ore. – With fire season around the corner, fire departments are encouraging local residents to use their time at home wisely by setting up defensible space around the house. Rich Holloway has been a firefighter for 15 years. Currently, he is …

Fire season could come early this year

MEDFORD, Ore.— Many people are enjoying the dry conditions and warm temperatures but it could be problematic when it comes to fire season. According to Brian Ballou, PIO for Oregon Department of Forestry, they’re looking at the possibility of an early fire …