O’BRIEN, Ore. – You may recognize the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum right off Highway 199 near O‘Brien in Josephine County. What you may not know is it’s playing a crucial role into the firefighting efforts of the Smith River Complex. ...

GASQUET, Calif. – Pacific Power says it plans to begin re-energizing Patrick Creek and the remaining Gasquet customers Friday. Pacific Power says it will begin the full restoration process when crews are able to safely access all areas and make ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Incident management for the Smith River Complex issued a potential flash flood warning for the Smith River Complex Friday due to the chance of thunderstorms bringing heavy rain. As of the latest update, the Smith River ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Smith River Complex continuing to burn deeper into Illinois Valley. It’s lone fire agency, Illinois Valley Fire District, has been helping battle the fires for weeks now. Earlier this week, fire chief John Holmes said ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Firefighters continued to make progress on the 83,974 acre Smith River Complex overnight. According to the latest update from the Six Rivers National Forest, the fire is 8% contained. “We are working aggressively to fully suppress ...

DEL NORTE COUNTY, Calif. – California governor Gavin Newsom declaring a State of Emergency for Del Norte and Siskiyou Counties. “It cuts red tape, it issues waivers so we can expeditiously get support into the community whether that’s fire trucks, ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Smith River Complex burning in Josephine and Curry County is now 76,857 acres with 7% containment. Incident management says 6,072 acres have been burned in Oregon, with the rest burning in Del Norte County, California. ...

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. – Governor Tina Kotek declaring an emergency conflagration for the Smith River Complex. The complex is now over 73,000 acres in size and is 7% contained. Over 100 personnel from the Oregon State Fire Marshall’s Office are ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Incident Management for the Smith River Complex in California and Oregon says the fire has grown to 73,799 acres with 7% containment. Officials say ground crews were working on tactical firing along the 4402 road west ...

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. – For the first time, crews have gained containment on the Smith River Complex. “We had win and weather in our favor and in the topography we were able to get some containment lines and in certain ...

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