Firefighters Caution on Controlled Burns

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire crews say they receive more calls this time of year regarding out of controlled burns than any other. They say people do not understand how dry it is, especially this year, and that they are underestimating what fire can do. Fire fighters say certain plants and grasses, including blackberry bushes and … Continue reading »

Prescribed Burns Scheduled In Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Smoke filled the skies above Ashland this afternoon as Ashland Fire orchestrated a “prescribed burn.” Officials say both the timing and the weather were just right to have a controlled burn on about 14 acres on city-owned land on Tuesday. The burn started on Tuesday and will continue for two more days. … Continue reading »