wildfire

Crews training for upcoming wildand fire season

White City, Ore. – Firefighters will be conducting a controlled burn operation for the next three days at the Denman Wildlife Area outside of White City. Jackson County Fire District 3 said the burn will help prepare firefighters for the upcoming wildland …

Controlled burn sends smoke above Ashland

Ashland, Ore. – A controlled burn will be sending smoke above the Rogue Valley for the next two days. According to the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project, crews are taking advantage of the cool, moist conditions at the high elevation on the …

Fire season begins in Klamath, Lake counties

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Fire season is now officially underway in Klamath and Lake Counties. The declaration was triggered by warmer weather and drying fuels. Jake Barnett with the Oregon Department of Forestry said, “What we’ve been experiencing lately has been escaped …

“Sleeper fire” sparks near Roxy Ann Peak

Jackson County, Ore. – Firefighters tackled a so-called “sleeper fire” Thursday night that was believed to be caused by a lightning strike on Monday. The Oregon Department of Forestry said crews responded on June 1 at around 4:30 p.m. to a report …
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