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  • Boles Fire at 479 Acres

    Boles Fire at 479 Acres

    September 18, 2014

    Firefighters say they are making progress. Rains last night helped with containment and mop up efforts. The fire is at 479 acres, but is now 85% contained. More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed, and 1,100 are still being threatened.

    Fire Crews Sifting Through the Rubble

    Fire Crews Sifting Through the Rubble

    September 17, 2014

    Fire Crews are assessing just how much damage was left behind from the Boles Fire. They are sifting through the rubble Wednesday, trying to find anything that may have been sparred. They are also working to make sure the area will be safe for others to enter. Downed power lines, hot spots, and possi

    Winds Still Gusty at Boles Fire

    Winds Still Gusty at Boles Fire

    September 17, 2014

    Fire Crews are hesitating to let people back into the evacuated areas of the Boles Fire because they have not determined it to be safe just yet. Newswatch 12's Kirstin O'Connor explains.

    New Advisory on Onion Mountain Fire

    New Advisory on Onion Mountain Fire

    September 17, 2014

    Another evacuation advisory was added to the area of the Onion Mountain Fire, Wednesday. The Josephine County Sheriff's Office said all people of Limpy Creek Rd. system from Riverbanks Rd. to the West should be prepared to evacuate.