EAGLE POINT, Ore. – The Rogue Valley’s largest fire, the Salt Creek Fire, burning since Sunday afternoon, is growing. It’s now 3,300 acres. Crews are hard at work as the Salt Creek Fire continues to burn 10 miles east of ...

As temperatures drop, you might be using your fireplace more often. NBC5 News spoke with Rural Metro Fire Operations Chief, Austin Prince, about how chimney and wood stove owners can help prevent flue fires. Prince says the flue, the long ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – KOBI-TV has received calls and messages from members of our audience, expressing concerns about fire in the hills near the Phoenix-Talent area, witnessed on January 6th. The Oregon Department of Forestry has confirmed, the smoke was caused ...

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – CAL FIRE has awarded Sierra Pacific Industries $3 million to create tree nurseries in Siskiyou County. They plan to create 25 million seedlings per year. The nurseries will be fully operational by 2026. It will specialize ...

  JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Firefighters are starting to get a handle on The Rum Creek Fire in Josephine County. The fire is 18,385 acres and is now 17% contained. It was only 12% contained the day prior. Fire officials ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Forestry says it has completed containment lines around most of the lightning-caused fires in our region. Out of all the lightning-caused fires in Jackson and Josephine counties from the storm on August 17th, only ...

  MEDFORD, Ore. – Firefighters are taking full advantage of air resources to fight more than 50 lightning-caused fires in Jackson and Josephine Counties. The Medford Airtanker Base says August 18th was one of its busiest days, with multiple aircraft ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Wednesday’s afternoon thunderstorm produced several rounds of lightning in rural Southern Oregon.   As a result two small lightning-caused fires started in the High Cascades Ranger District east of Lost Creek Lake. The Pond Fire is about a ...

JACKSON CO., Ore.- Fall is very much in the air and the weather, and with it comes an end to the 2021 fire season in southern Oregon. Tonight, a long and stressful fire season is over in Jackson and Josephine ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — A combination of infrared technology and night vision goggles helped Oregon Department of Forestry crews detect two new fires overnight. According to ODF, the plane detected the Skyline fire and the Horse Mountain fire. Both are ...

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