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Fire Races Through Salem Couples RV
(January 11, 2018, 1:25 am) SALEM, Ore (Video)

A Salem couple narrowly escaped when fire raced through their RV late Wednesday night. When crews arrived they found the couple outside with nothing, not even clothing, and their motor home fully engulfed in flames.

House Fire Sends One Woman to Local Hospital
(November 28, 2017, 6:29 pm) LEBANON, Ore (Video)

A house fire which started in a converted garage, and spread to the main home sent one woman to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The first arriving unit reported fire and smoke from the garage and one apparent victim down in the yard.

Oregon Fire Fighters Assisting With California Wildfires
(October 13, 2017, 2:54 pm) SALEM, Ore

The Oregon State Fire Marshal has sent 10 strike teams south to assist with the wildfires in California. They are actively engaged in a 24-hour work cycle protecting homes and other structures. 

Photo by Silverton Fire
Man's Dog Save's the Day in Silverton House Fire
(September 21, 2017, 5:01 pm) SILVERTON, Ore Silverton Fire Dist. Reminds You to Check Your Smoke Alarms Every Six Months

A Silverton resident has his dog to thank for his life after a house fire Thursday morning. the first arriving unit found fire coming from the doors and windows catching nearby trees on fire in the 4300 block of Silver Falls Hwy.

UPDATE: Evacuation Order Lifted For Santiam Canyon
(September 19, 2017, 5:10 pm) DETROIT Ore. Recent rainfall has reduced the fire danger

Update: Today in cooperation with fire officials and Marion County Emergency Management the decision was made to move the Breitenbush Hot Springs and the Breitenbush summer homes to a level 1 or a ready evacuation state.

Evacuation Order Stays in Place For Santiam Canyon
(September 18, 2017, 6:02 pm) DETROIT Ore. The Current Rain is Not Enough to Stop the Fire Threat Yet

On Sept. 14 the Marion County Commissioners issued a level 3 evacuation order for Breitenbush Hot Springs and the Breitenbush Summer Homes. The decision was made after weather experts determined a risk for thunder and lightening in the Santiam Canyon.

Level 3 Evacuation Ordered for Breitenbush Area
(September 14, 2017, 5:23 pm) DETROIT Ore. Level Three Means Leave Immediately

Today, the Marion County Board of Commissioners authorized a Level 3 evacuation notice for areas of Breitenbush Hot Springs and Breitenbush summer homes. Level three means it is recommended they evacuate immediately.

Christopher Glen Wilson Photo: OSP
Utah Man Arrested for Wildland Arson OSP Seeks Assistance
(September 12, 2017, 9:33 am) LA PINE, Ore.

On August 29, 2017, an investigation began into four wildland fires that occurred along the Highway 97 between the area of Lava River Cave and Mile Post 180 south of La Pine, Oregon. Through a collaborative law enforcement effort and information obtained from the public, a suspect was developed.

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A Busy Weekend for Aumsville Fire Dept.
(September 11, 2017, 10:33 am) Aumsville, Ore The Volunteers From Aumsville Fire Worked Three Multi Alarm Fires in 24 Hours

Following a long Saturday night assisting Stayton Fire with a 3rd-alarm wildland fire on Fir Grove Lane SE, the Volunteers Fire Fighters of Aumsville Fire District responded to two multiple-alarm fires on Sunday. Making this a busy weekend for these Men and Women. Thanks to them!


Massive Closure of Hood River County Forest
(September 5, 2017, 10:29 pm) HOOD RIVER, Ore Due to the extreme risk of fire, fire danger, lack of resources

Due to the extreme risk of fire, fire danger, lack of resources to fight additional fires and in the interest of public safety, the County Forest Manager recommended the closure of all Hood River County Forestland, Forest Roads, and Forest Trails to all recreational use until further notice.