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Salem-News.com (Oct-28-2019 22:45)
271 Oregon Firefighters Deployed to CaliforniaSalem-News.com
75 fire engines and 271 firefighters were assembled in a matter of hours
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Oregon firefighters mobilized by the Office of State Fire Marshal to join firefighting efforts in California went to work today after arriving in California on Sunday. Crews have been assigned this morning to support efforts to mitigate structure threats and construct control lines.
Salem-News.com (Oct-28-2019 22:22)
California Getty Fire Grows to 618 AcresSalem-News.com
INFORMATION UPDATE: As of 10/28/19 at 8:00 PM PDT
(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) -
Firefighters and aircraft have made good progress in slowing the spread of the fire, though containment is at only 5% at this time. Firefighters are actively engaged in structure protection throughout the evacuation zone.
Salem-News.com (Dec-05-2018 18:22)
Early Morning Toledo House Fire Claims OneSalem-News.com
The fatal blaze is still under investigation.
(TOLEDO, Ore.) -
This morning at 4:12 am, the Toledo Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire at 26 Tom Jack Road in Toledo. They were assisted by teams from Newport, Depoe Bay, and Siletz Fire Departments, as well as the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
Salem-News.com (Jan-05-2017 14:58)
Fire Investigators Discover Probable Remains of Kroeker FamilySalem-News.com
The Sheriff's Office is still on scene.
(HUBBARD, Ore.) -
Over the past two days, Investigators have recovered the remains of 5 individuals inside of the Kroeker residence. Detectives can confirm that the remains found are of an adult male, one adult female and three children.
Salem-News.com (Jan-04-2017 23:11)
Fatal Hubbard Fire a Criminal InvestigationSalem-News.com Crime Report
Investigators believe that all three fires were intentionally set.
(HUBBARD, Ore.) -
Investigators have worked all day searching and sifting through debris from Tuesday's fire. Investigators have made steady progress during their search but their efforts have been slowed because of the amount of damage to the structures and the adverse weather conditions.
Salem-News.com (Dec-01-2016 22:00)
Early Morning Blaze Destroys Lebanon HouseSalem-News.com
Cause Undetermined Following Investigation
(LEBANON, Ore.) -
An early morning fire in the 100 block of Wheeler Street in Lebanon lit up the sky and destroyed a single family dwelling.
Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2015 18:18)
Evacuation by the Numbers: Disaster PreparednessDave Robinson Special to Salem-News.com
As fire evacuations are underway, here are some things we should all know
(BANDON, Ore.) -
The recent heat wave in our region has been, at worst, an inconvenience for most of us. Elsewhere in the Northwest there have been all manner of wildland fires resulting, according to one news report, in the loss of over 300 homes. That’s at least 300 families who were ordered to get out and find safety elsewhere.
Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2015 23:09)
Soaring Temperatures Raise the Red Flag for Fire Danger in OregonSalem-News.com Weather
Temps from 95 to 100 degrees are expected for at least the next 2 days
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Critical fire weather conditions are expected to develop across the Oregon Cascades and the southern Willamette Valley and adjacent foothills on Wednesday and Thursday.
Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2015 19:30)
Oregon: Corner Creek Fire UpdateSalem-News.com
A "full-suppression strategy" for the Corner Creek Fire includes operations in the Black Canyon Wilderness.
(PRINEVILLE, Ore.) -
The Corner Creek Fire grew slightly to 27,166 acres on Monday due to fire line relocation and burnout operations along the fire's western flank. Despite some gusty winds to 30 mph late Monday afternoon, the Corner Creek Fire stayed within containment lines.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2015 13:10)
As Fire Season Moves Forward, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve Issues Public Use RestrictionsSalem-News.com
Prevent forest and wild fire!
(CAVE JUNCTION, Ore.) -
The risk of wildfire is increasing across southwestern Oregon, due largely to the ongoing, persistent drought conditions, a lack of snowpack, and the unseasonably dry state of fuels such as grasses and small woody debris.