Wildfire Preparations Begin

By Yessenia Anderson ASHLAND,Ore. — The official start of fire season is just days away. Oregon Department of Forestry said Wednesday will mark the start of an increased threat. This month’s training, for Ashland Fire, has focused on structure protection and structure triage in case of a large event . Monday afternoon, crews ran a … Continue reading »

Oregon Firefighters Offer New Mexico Aid

By Yessenia Anderson MEDFORD, Ore. — Local fire fighters are being asked to help fight a 54-square mile fire in New Mexico. The Oregon Department of Forestry received the call this morning and will be sending out a fire fighter to lead a strike team. The young man is set to leave Tuesday, which is … Continue reading »