Helicopter Rescue During Pole Creek Fire

NEAR SISTERS, Ore. — The ashes from the Pole Creek Fire near Sisters are cool now, and fire season is over, but a month ago, on September 28th, the fire was erupting into an inferno in thousands of acres of beetle-killed pine trees. Flying above was Rogue Valley helicopter pilot Joseph Berto, with a water … Continue reading »

Pole Creek Fire Burns 16,000 Acres

NEAR SISTERS, Ore. — The Pole Creek Fire burning in central Oregon has now scorched 16,000 acres of land southwest of Sisters, and now residents are getting ready to pack up and leave. Officials are warning people in the Sisters area to be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice with reverse 911 calls. The … Continue reading »