BOISE, ID – As firefighters work countless hours to contain massive wildfires, maintaining a consistent diet is critical. “Firefighting is very physically demanding, and it does require about 4,000 to 6,000 thousand calories per day,” Carri Bilbao, public affairs specialist ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore — The fast moving Bootleg fire has claimed at least 50 structures in Klamath county as crews race to control the flames. The Office of State Fire Marshal says seven residential homes, and 43 outbuildings were lost ...

PHOENIX/TALENT, Ore. — This year’s fire season is off to a fast start in southern Oregon and northern California. Government officials, both local and federal, say they’re working to stay a step ahead of potential wildfires that could destroy communities. ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – After a historic wildfire season tore through hundreds of Oregon homes many people depended on FEMA for help. But the vast majority of them aren’t getting it, according to a new report. According to JPR, FEMA has ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest District is keeping an eye on the passing storm from their detection center. ODF says 3 staff members monitor cameras in the detection center. The center focuses on locating any potential ...

SALEM, Ore — In an effort to improve communication in counties during serious emergencies, the state is releasing a new system this summer. “OR-Alert” can be activated by local and state emergency officials, to notify residents of a disaster and ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — Some of your tax money goes towards dual fire protection, courtesy of rural fire districts and the Oregon Department of Forestry. Rural Metro Fire Department says dual-assessed properties where wild-land and structures meet receive a coordinated dual-response ...

SOUTHERN Ore. —6 months after the wildfires destroyed over 2,000 homes in southern Oregon, many are still picking up the pieces. Tuesday night, wildfire survivors got the opportunity to attend a free online workshop, to assist in the process. The ...

JACKSON CO., Or.- Over half of Oregonians who applied for 2020 wildfire assistance were denied. Oregon Public Broadcasting says nearly 14,000 Oregonians were denied Federal Disaster Assistance after last year’s wildfires. More than 24,000 Oregonians applied. That means about 57% ...

OREGON — A ‘Wildfire Recovery’ Legislative Session was held earlier tonight, with state representatives discussing temporary housing, the housing deficit and funding. Representatives discussed how the wildfires in the state had a ‘disproportionate impact’, affecting Oregonians with a low socioeconomic ...

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