wildfires

The greenway pt. 2: hundreds of fires

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Last year’s Penninger Fire is etched in many memories. “My husband was calling me saying that we’re trying to get everything out… they’re telling us we’re going to have to evacuate, the fire’s heading toward us… it jumped …

The July 15th lightning fires, one year later

MEDFORD, Ore. — One year after thousands of lightning strikes sparked hundreds of fires, the impact is still being felt today. The fires kicked off the worst of southern Oregon and northern California’s 2018 fire season.”It was a challenging day for everyone,” …

How your car could start the next big wildfire

MEDFORD, Ore. — Ray Egbert says he’s had a number of people stop by his Medford exhaust shop, “J & L Muffler,” with the same problem during fire season… a catalytic converter that’s no longer working. If you don’t know what a catalytic converter …

Medco B Fire reaches 92 percent containment

BUTTE FALLS, Ore.– New containment levels were reached on Tuesday for the Medco B Fire between Butte Falls and Prospect. Oregon Department of Forestry says that the fire is now 92 percent contained and remains at 345 acres. On its Facebook page, …