The Indian Fire is now at 40% containment. To help users understand exactly where the fire is located as well as the trail closures, see the image above. 13 more words
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West Kelowna RCMP and fire investigators are very concerned following a second suspicious wildfire in Glen Canyon Regional Park within a 24 hour period.
“Our fire investigator is here at the scene with the RCMP,” West Kelowna Fire Chief Jason Brolund said. 361 more words
Closure signs and caution tape are no longer at the Grizzly Peak trailhead or its tributary trails. The Bureau of Land Management Medford District and the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District have decided the area is now safe for public access. 6 more words
Spc. Alex Beall, an Oregon National Guard member from Medford who fought in the war in Afghanistan, is being deployed along with more than 100 fellow guard members to take on a different foe: A wildfire at iconic Crater Lake. 37 more words
Forests have long been hotspots (pardon the pun) for environmental conflict because so much of their use is determined politically. In the United States, for instance, many economic uses of forests cannot proceed until running the gamut of environmental study, permitting, and litigation. 511 more words