Long Fire Season Prompts New Hires

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Dry conditions across Oregon could mean that the severe fire season sticks around through September, and private firefighting companies may need to bring on more crews to stay out on the lines. Grayback Forestry is hiring more employees to replace college students who will soon be leaving for school. Grayback says … Continue reading »

Fire Officials Prepare For Incoming Storm

By Bryan Navarro CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — An incoming┬ástorm could spark a fire and crews are on standing by. Even though the lightning storm could also bring rain, crews say the danger is high. The helicopter and the air tanker are not yet calling the Rogue Valley home, but they are in contract with Oregon … Continue reading »