Smoldering Fire Left Over from Lightning

GOLD HILL, Ore. – The hacking of hand tools and the distant roar of chainsaws can be heard near Gold Hill. A helicopter drops buckets of water as thick plumes of smoke fill the air. For firefighters on the ground, it’s an easy day in the field. “The fire wasn’t really doing a whole lot,” … Continue reading »

Fire Officials Need Your Help

NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore. – Officials want the public’s help in identifying individuals who they believed intentionally started a series of wildfires in Jackson County. The four fires occurred in the Blackwell Hill and Gold Hill area and were likely human caused. The first several occurred around 5:00 p.m. on July 25th near Blackwell Hill … Continue reading »