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Oregon Wildfire Cameras to Keep Eye on Problem Areas

A pair of webcams installed above Lake Chinook will give Central Oregon its first fire lookout cameras. The high-tech images will be accessible to local firefighters on their laptops or phones. The Bend Bulletin reports the cameras provide a 360-degree …

Men Charged in Fire Ignited by Target Practice in Central Oregon

Reckless burning charges have been filed against five men whose target practice is believed to have ignited a 35-acre wildfire in Central Oregon. Deschutes County sheriff’s Sgt. Vance Lawrence says the substance the men used in target shooting, Tannerite, is …