Some Siskiyou Co. Residents to Evacuate

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department is issuing a Mandatory Evacuation Order for residents of the Idlewild, Mule Bridge, Robinson Flat and Whites Gulch areas, due to the growth and movement of the July Complex fires. The Sheriff’s Office says this Mandatory Evacuation Order is for for all residents east and west … Continue reading »

List of Fires Burning in Our Region

SOUTHWEST, Ore. — Below is a list of fires burning our region with acreage, containment levels, location and any evacuations you need to be aware of. This is frequently updated, please check back for updates. The Beaver Complex containing  The Oregon Gulch Fire – Cascade-Siskiyou Nat’l Monument – 36,568 acres – 35% contained – Lightning caused The Salt … Continue reading »

Wildfire Road Closures and Evacuations

The wildfires burning in Southern Oregon and Northern California has prompted road closures and evacuations. Highway 97 south of Klamath Falls has been closed to wildfire burning south of Oregon-California border along US 97. Oregon department of transportation advises motorists to use I-5. There is a detour at OR (W) 140 in Klamath Falls. Siskiyou County: … Continue reading »

Fire Update for Saturday, August 2, 2014

Oregon Department of Forestry has a community meeting is scheduled for tonight at Green Springs Fire Station at 7 p.m., on the corner of Hyatt Lake Road and Highway 66. The Beaver Complex consists of two fires: Salt Creek and Oregon Gulch Fires. Here are the latest fire statistics from the Oregon Department of Forestry: … Continue reading »

Oregon Gulch Fire Grows: More Evacuation

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a LEVEL THREE EVACUATION for some residents on Copco Road near Ashland. Residents who live near surrounding roads also say they have been issued level one evacuations as well. The Oregon Gulch Fire is burning at least 5,300 acres and growing rapidly in the Cascade-Siskiyou … Continue reading »

Moccasin Hill Fire Forces Evacuations

NEAR SPRAGUE RIVER, Ore. — While fire crews work to contain the Moccasin Hill Fire, hot spots continue to burn near evacuated areas. The sky above Sprague River which was clear Sunday afternoon, is now filled with smoke, helicopters and air tankers. “I’d seen how far the fire was so I went back home and … Continue reading »

Students Replant Trees in Glendale

GLENDALE, Ore. – Just six months ago, flames filled the forest and smoke filled the town of Glendale. Today, students did their part in an effort to replant the forest. Tiny tree seedlings now stand amongst the charred giants just outside of Glendale. A few dozen students from Glendale High School rolled up their sleeves … Continue reading »

Fire Evacuees Return Home

WILLIAMS, Ore. — Williams’ residents are back in their homes after the fire evacuation was lifted. Residents near the Pacifica Fire were told to evacuate Friday afternoon when the fire began spreading uncontrollably.  Williams’ resident Mike Devee saw the fire heading towards his parent’s house. “I turned around and saw smoke, and I knew it was … Continue reading »

Man Escapes Beacon Drive Incident

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Wednesday was a more normal day for Home and Business Concierge Watch officer Jim Cadenhead. The same can’t be said for last Friday when he found himself running from flames. “It seemed like an hour and a half, but it was probably no more than about twenty minutes,” said Cadenhead. It … Continue reading »