MEDFORD, Ore.- Despite drought conditions and record high temperatures practically turning southwest Oregon into a tinder box, the area went without a major fire this summer. Monday, representatives from across the Rogue Valley laid out how they kept the 2021 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wildfires are raging across the West, and here in southern Oregon, recent lightning storms and red flag conditions are not helping efforts. Today I got up close with some of the brave people who quite literally, face ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — With fall-like weather in the forecast, the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District has changed the fire danger level from extreme to high. “There’s just a lot of factors that go into that decision,” said ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — As of June 1st, officials with the U.S. Forest Service said the Medford Airtanker Base is ready to go for this year’s fire season. “This is just one tool in the many toolboxes that wildland firefighters use to ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – As fire season gets closer, people in Josephine County gathered to learn from an expert about how they can protect their home and minimize damage to their communities. In a report released this year by U.S. ...

ASHLAND, Ore. —Multiple agencies are coming together to conduct controlled burns in the Ashland Watershed this week. According to experts, their efforts could protect land and resources for generations to come. The burns are conducted by the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship ...

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 ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Fires are becoming a costly endeavor for state and local agencies having to battle them. Early Sunday, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden met with officials from state and federal agencies in Medford to receive a briefing on the current ...

SHADY COVE, Ore.– During a community meeting about the South Umpqua Complex Fire in Shady Cove, several residents raised questions of concern about the level of smoke and the lack of support in the form of masks for residents to use. ...

Grants Pass, Ore. – Lightning over the weekend sparked numerous fires around the Rogue Valley. Now the U.S. Forest Service is coordinating to give residents the most up to date information possible all in one place. Hendrix fire, Natchez and Sugar ...