Fire Crews Need Assistance in Winter

NEAR SHADY COVE, Ore. — Fire season in Southern Oregon typically starts in June with agencies getting their resources lined up in April, but with wildfires popping up in January, agencies are continuing to help each other out. The Alder Creek Fire called in Thursday was under the Oregon Department of Forestry’s watch, but being … Continue reading »

ODF Tackles Alder Creek Fire

NEAR SHADY COVE, Ore. — Dry weather and strong winds helped fuel a fire north east of Shady Cove and the Oregon Department of Forestry says they have it just about contained to about 125 acres. It may be winter, but the conditions are just right for wildfires and Thursday afternoon, the Oregon Department of … Continue reading »

125 Acre Fire Burning Near Shady Cove

NEAR SHADY COVE, Ore. — Oregon Department of Forestry is responding to a 125 acre fire, designated as the Alder Creek Fire, burning 16 miles northeast of Shady Cove and about 15 miles up Elk Creek Road. The fire was first reported at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. ODF says they are responding with one bulldozer, … Continue reading »