Pacifica Victims Get Door-to-Door Visits

WILLIAMS, Ore. – Fire crews are slowly withdrawing as cleanup work wraps up from the Pacifica Fire. Fifty firefighters from the Department of Forestry remained in Williams today, but now the focus switches from ODF to local fire departments, and from cleanup to customer service. “I’m just concerned about the citizens and making sure they’re … Continue reading »

Fire Leaves Pacifica Wedding Up In Smoke

WILLIAMS, Ore. – Tami Rosenbaum tours the Pacifica Gardens for the first time since last week’s fire. Her daughter’s wedding is scheduled to be there in a couple of weeks. “I came here today to check the venue area, and it’s not quite what we saw when we first came to visit,” said Tami. The … Continue reading »

Neighbors Save Man’s Ranch from Fire

WILLIAMS, Ore. – While no homes were lost in the Pacifica fire, that almost wasn’t the case for one rancher on Powell Creek Road. Mack Stewart has owned and worked on his ranch for a decade. When the fire hit, the 83-year old chose to fight back. He says the fire, which left scorched earth … Continue reading »

Crews Hold Pacifica Fire at 500 Acres

WILLIAMS, Ore. — Saturday afternoon fire crews report the Pacifica Fire at roughly 500 acres. The fire continues to burn near Williams in Josephine County. Overnight crews strengthened the fireline around the perimeter. Officials say they have the fire stabilized. It first started around 2:30 p.m. Officials say more than 150 were threatened by the … Continue reading »