wildfire

Local businesses prepping for wildfire smoke

ASHLAND, Ore. – It’s only February, but Ashland business owners are already preparing for wildfire season. Several people spent the morning with fire and health experts to learn how to prepare for smoke from wildfires. In a community known for its businesses …

Medford firefighters battle S. California wildfire

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local firefighters have been deployed to help battle wildfires burning in Southern California. Wednesday night, a Medford Fire-Rescue strike team left our area bound for the fires. Later that evening, MFR posted an update with photos of houses they’re …

Chetco Bar Fire 100% contained

ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST, Ore. – The Chetco Bar Fire is officially, and finally, 100% contained as of November 2. The fire was started by lightning on July 12 during a thunderstorm that passed over the Kalmiopsis Wilderness. The fire eventually grew …

Fire crews in N. California gain ground

(NBC News) – Calming winds are helping firefighters make progress against the string of deadly wildfires burning in Northern California. Tens of thousands of evacuees were allowed to return home Sunday, but authorities are warning the danger hasn’t completely ended. “They’re not …
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