Northern California Communities Pitch In

WEED, Calif. — Northern California communities pitch in. More than a thousand homes were initially threatened by the Boles Fire. Now Northern California communities nearby Weed are banding together to help close to 150 families who have nothing left to return to. Some students say from the moment they heard the boles fire destroyed more … Continue reading »

Boles Fire Community Meeting Tonight

WEED, Calif. – CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4 in conjunction with the cooperating agencies on the Boles Fire will be hosting a community meeting in Weed, CA. Representatives from the agencies managing the incident will provide an operational briefing and be available for questions.The meeting will begin tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the College … Continue reading »

Boles Fire at 479 Acres

WEED, Calif. — Despite the dangers of the Boles Fire, firefighters say they are making progress. Rains last night helped with containment and mop up efforts. The fire is at 479 acres, but is now 85% contained. More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed, and 1,100 are still being threatened. A $10,000 reward remains … Continue reading »

Fire Donations Overwhelming

WEED, Calif. — There has been an out-pour of donations for victims of the Boles Fire, but now the amount of donated supplies is overflowing beyond the walls of the storage space available. A church in Medford drove truck loads full of clothes, food and other supplies to help out people who are displaced, but … Continue reading »

Plans Set for Roseburg Mill Employees

WEED, Calif. — Employees at the Roseburg Lumber Mill are learning their fate today. This morning, the company held a team meeting for all of those affected by the fire. On Monday the 22nd, around 60 workers will head to Oregon temporarily. They’ll get compensated for whichever of the two jobs pays more. A few … Continue reading »

Donations to Weed are Overflowing

WEED, Calif. — There has been an out-pour of donations for victims of the Boles Fire, but now the amount of donated supplies is overflowing beyond the walls of the storage space available. Many community members are sending trucks full of clothes, food and other supplies to help out people who are displaced. Various buildings … Continue reading »

Firefighters Discuss Recovery

WEED, Calif. — Firefighters continue to scour the neighborhoods destroyed in the Boles Fire for signs of human life. Today search teams sent dogs through the wreckage trained in detecting human scent. The fire burned so hot that there isn’t even much rubble left, only ash. Despite that, canine teams have swept through each of … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Selling OSU Phones

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A former Oregon State University employee turned herself in to Oregon State Police Thursday after warrants were issued following an indictment related to selling university-owned cellphones during her employment. On September 18, 2014, former OSU employee Christina Marie Adams, age 49, from Eugene, turned herself in to OSP at the Springfield Area … Continue reading »

OSP Identifies Driver of Fatal Crash

RICHARDSON, Ore. – Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation following the discovery early Monday of a single vehicle fatal crash scene down a steep embankment off Old Stage Coach Road north of Highway 126W in Lane County. The ongoing investigation confirmed the deceased victim, Canyon Arthur McCardel, was driving the vehicle. OSP was notified … Continue reading »

Man Charged with Arson for King Fire

EL DORADO COUNTY, Ca. — A man has been charged with Arson for the King Fire in California. The El Dorado County Superior Court charged Wayne Allen Huntsman Thursday with Arson of Forest Land, a felony. His arraignment is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 19th in Eldorado Court at 1:00 p.m. The King Fire has burned … Continue reading »

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