JACKSON COUNTY, —Jackson County is asking for your input on wildfire smoke in the community. It’s a collaboration between the county, city of Medford, and the Department of Environmental Quality. The survey asks questions about how wildfire smoke has impacted ...

Author: Joe Raineri (KGW) CORVALLIS, Ore. (KGW) — It has been a struggle for wineries over the last several years as the Pacific Northwest deals with massive wildfires. Many crops have been impacted by wildfire smoke, but researchers from Oregon ...

SALEM, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown spoke today to give an update on the wildfire situation in Oregon. Brown was joined by leaders from the Oregon Department of Forestry, Office of Emergency Management and more. State leaders are concerned about ...

MERLIN, Ore. – Containment around the Rum Creek Fire burning in Josephine County continues to grow as crews work rapidly to reinforce lines around the fire as hot, dry conditions return. Firefighters said over the weekend that cooler, more humid ...

WEED, Calif. – Firefighters say two people died in The Mill Fire in Siskiyou County. The fire is now 4,263 acres and 40% contained Cal Fire says there are three reports of civilian injuries it also says about 50 structures ...

  SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – The Mountain Fire in Siskiyou County continues to grow rapidly. The fire is now at 10,338 acres and is 10% contained. Firefighters warn that strong winds in the area bring the risk of long-range spot ...

  MERLIN, Ore. – Firefighters continue to make progress on The Rum Creek fire in Josephine County, as containment is quickly increasing this weekend. The fire is now at 18,966 acres and 27% contained. Firefighters say the cooler and more ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Rum Creek Fire in Josephine County continued to grow overnight, reaching almost 11,000 acres Monday. The fire is 1% contained as of Monday. Officials say they’ve made good progress in establishing control lines to keep the ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A “Level 1” or “be ready” alert has been sent to people near the Rum Creek Fire. At 1:09 p.m. the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert to be ready to evacuate the areas “north ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Over 250 people are working to contain a wildfire burning in rural Josephine County. The Rum Creek Fire was first reported on August 17 twelve miles northwest of Hugo. Since then, it’s grown to an estimated ...

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