Author: Chynna Greene SCAPPOOSE, Ore. (KGW) — Firefighters are responsible for taking care of fires and preventing the spread of those fires, among other things. However, who takes care of firefighters when they get into situations they need help getting ...

AGNESS, Ore. – The Flat Fire in Curry County is now 33,817 acres and 44% contained, according to the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. The fire started July 15 about two miles southeast of Agness. The Forest Service says scattered heat ...

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – Growth of the Flat Fire burning in Curry County has slowed over the past few days. The fire started July 15 about two miles southeast of Agness. Since then, it’s grown to 33,811 acres in size. ...

LAHAINA, Hawaii (CNN) – A number of residents of Maui and Hawaii’s Big Island are being evacuated due to severe weather. According to state officials, wildfires that could be made worse by Hurricane Dora’s approach are posing a significant threat ...

COOS BAY, Ore. – Firefighters responded to a brush fire early this morning near Merritt Lake in Coos Bay. According to Coos Forest Protective Association, the fire was caused by an escaped campfire. CFPA says the fire burned just under ...

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. (NBC) – Three people were killed Sunday after two firefighting helicopters collided in southern California while fighting a blaze in Riverside County. CAL FIRE officials say that after the helicopters collided in mid-air, one was able to ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A pair of C-130 Hercules cargo planes are heading to southern Oregon to help fight wildfires. The U.S. Air Force said the C-130s are equipped with what’s known as “Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems,” or “MAFFS.” The ...

 This browser does not display the video tag. MEDFORD, Ore. – Hazy skies are expected over southwest Oregon Friday as smoke from two wildfires drifts over the area. According to the U.S. Interagency Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program, ...

Author: Joe Raineri (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Temperate weather held long enough in Oregon to end July with comfortable temperatures, but later this week the heat returns — and with it, increased fire danger. It’s already been a busy ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – According to the latest update, the Golden Fire in Klamath County is now 34% contained. The fire started a week ago Saturday and is currently 2,137 acres. The fire has destroyed 48 structures and still leaves ...

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