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Crews search for wildfires in southwest Oregon

Central Point, Ore. –  Crews with the Oregon Department of Forestry will be searching for lightning-sparked fires Wednesday. Reconnaissance aircraft with ODF’s Southwest Oregon District lifted off from their Central Point headquarters to aid with ground searches already patrolling since early in …

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 …

Detwiler Fire threatens 300 structures in California

Mariposa County, Calif (KCRA/CNN Newsource) – A wildfire that has burned almost 20,000 acres near Yosemite National Park continues to rage in California. The Detwiler Fire is threatening three hundred structures and is only five percent contained. The blaze has destroyed one …

Oregon team fights California fire hot spots

Goleta, Calif. (KCOY/CNN Newsource) – A fire crew drove from Rogue River Oregon to help put out the Whittier Fire burning in California. “They requested Type 3, which is what we are,” explained Joe Berklich with Rogue River Fire and Water. “1,000 …

Crews tackle Klamath County wildfire

Klamath County, Ore. – Quick action from crews prevents a wildfire from growing out of control. It broke out this afternoon about 15 miles southeast of Klamath Falls. It shut down Harpold Road for several hours. Multiple crews, including ODF and local …

Ana Fire 75% contained

Summer Lake, Ore. – Crews expect gusty winds to test containment lines around the Ana Fire burning in Lake County,. As of the morning of July 13, the fire is 5,874 acres in size and 75% contained. The Ana Fire started under …
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