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Thunderstorms sparking fires in S. Oregon

Lakeview, Ore. – Lightning strikes are causing numerous fires in the Lakeview area. In the past 24 hours, 15 new fires have been confirmed, all originating from lighting strikes. The South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership (SCOFMP) said crews are responding to …

Crews respond to 16 lightning-caused fires

Central Point, Ore. – Firefighters tackled 16 fires caused by Sunday’s storm on Oregon Department of Forestry protected lands. The lightning-caused fires in Jackson and Josephine Counties were kept small, according to officials with ODF’s Southwest Oregon District. On Monday, crews will …

Extreme weather pounds the Midwest

(NBC News) — Tornadoes ripped through the Midwest overnight, leaving behind a twisted path of destruction. In Illinois cell phone video captured the fear and the shock of seeing a massive funnel cloud touch down. Some people lost everything.  “It was all …

Shasta Co. Sheriff declares local emergency

Redding, Calif. — A local state of emergency for Shasta County has been declared by Sheriff Tom Bosenko, director of Shasta County Emergency Services. According to the sheriff’s office, the declaration went into effect on January 19 due to recent storms which …
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