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Salem-News.com (Dec-01-2016 22:00)

Early Morning Blaze Destroys Lebanon House

Cause Undetermined Following Investigation

(LEBANON, Ore.) - Lebanon Oregon house fire An early morning fire in the 100 block of Wheeler Street in Lebanon lit up the sky and destroyed a single family dwelling.

A passerby reported the fire to 911 at 3:20 a.m. and the Lebanon Fire District was notified at 3:21 a.m.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2015 18:18)

Evacuation by the Numbers: Disaster Preparedness

As fire evacuations are underway, here are some things we should all know

(BANDON, Ore.) - Salem-News.com 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.

The need for evacuation is rare in our regio .... But at this writing, several major wildland fires are threatening more homes and scorching thousands of acres of forest land.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2015 23:09)

Soaring Temperatures Raise the Red Flag for Fire Danger in Oregon

Temps from 95 to 100 degrees are expected for at least the next 2 days

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - red flag warning Critical fire weather conditions are expected to develop across the Oregon Cascades and the southern Willamette Valley and adjacent foothills on Wednesday and Thursday.

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a RED FLAG WARNING in effect from noon Wednesday to 11 p.m. Thursday.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2015 19:30)

Oregon: Corner Creek Fire Update

A "full-suppression strategy" for the Corner Creek Fire includes operations in the Black Canyon Wilderness.

(PRINEVILLE, Ore.) - Corner Creek Fire 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.

The fire is 15 percent contained and 1,100 people are assigned to the suppression effort.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2015 13:10)

As Fire Season Moves Forward, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve Issues Public Use Restrictions

Prevent forest and wild fire!

(CAVE JUNCTION, Ore.) - Cave Junction 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.

Effective 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2015, There are NO campfires allowed in the Monument or Preserve.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-16-2015 19:43)

OSP Assisting Wasco County SO with Armed/Barricaded Subject

The smoke appeared some time after police heard gunshots.

(THE DALLES, Ore.) - death investigation The Wasco County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police Arson Unit are investigating a fire which has been confirmed to involve a single fatality stemming from this mornings barricaded subject call in The Dalles.

As fire crews worked throughout the structure a single fatality was discovered. The name of the deceased person is being withheld pending identification and next of kin notification.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-25-2014 07:18)

Apartment Fire in Keizer is a Safety Reminder for Residents

Turning on the heat should be done with care so as not to create a hazard for your family.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Keizer apartment fire Keizer firefighters responded to the report of an apartment fire Wednesday morning. The fire was reported by a neighbor who had been smelling smoke occasionally and then noticed smoke coming from his bathroom sink.

Upon investigation, he found smoke coming from his neighbors window. He promptly called 9-1-1 and began notifying other residents of the apartment complex that there was a fire. No one was in the apartment at the time of the fire.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-16-2014 19:10)

Wildfire: It`s Not If, but When

Your chances improve when you take prevention measures, and maintain them

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon wildfire This fire season has shown to be a long and grueling one. Stretching across the state from Klamath Falls to La Grande to Veneta, it started early and seems not to have an end in sight yet.

Defensible space around your home is the critical piece to improve the survivability of your home in the event of a wildfire, and there is still time to create it this fire season.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-14-2014 00:07)

Oregon`s Deception Complex Fire Update

A Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity is in effect through 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

(EUGENE, Ore.) - Oregon firefighter The Deception Complex fire is expected to become more active, especially from noon through 5:00 p.m., as relative humidity drops to 10 to 15%. Winds will generally be out of the southwest to west at 10 miles per hour. However, as a surface low pressure system moves over the area around mid-day Saturday, winds could become very gusty and erratic.

Oregon Interagency Incident Management Team 4 with Incident Commander Brian J. Watts assumed management of the fire at 6 a.m. Saturday morning.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-08-2014 23:44)

Canby Fire and Police Hosting Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

To remember those that gave it all.

(CANBY, Ore.) - Canby 911 memorial Canby Fire & Police will be having our annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony this Thursday, September 11, at Station 62, 221 S Pine, Canby OR. It will start at 8:00 am and should conclude approximately one hour later.

This year is New York/WTC remembrance, and we will be rededicating the Roddy Morris sculpture and it's redesigned name plaques. Our theme will be, "Personal reflections on 9/11, what the day means to me". This year we are also having our personnel share their thoughts on 9/11 from the perspective of a Firefighter/Police Officer.

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