Fire Officials Keep Lookout Over Weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. — Despite thunderstorm activity across the region on Friday, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest only detected one fire, and it was contained at less than one tenth of an acre. Officials with the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest says lightning strikes were mostly concentrated on the Siskiyou Mountains and High Cascades Ranger Districts. Fire officials … Continue reading »

Fire Burns 35 Acres Near Table Rocks

WHITE CITY, Ore. — What started as a half-acre grass fire in a private field of grains grew into a wildfire covering more than 35 acres. “Got about half way up and started smelling a little bit of smoke. It smelled like a campfire,” said Nathan Humphreys as he returned from his hike to the … Continue reading »