Oregon wildfire News

Extreme Weather Fuels Oregon Wildfires; Outside Help Sought

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The threat of thunderstorms and lightning has prompted officials in fire-ravaged Oregon to ask for help from outside the Pacific Northwest to prepare for additional blazes as many resources are already devoted to a massive forest …

Oregon Wildfire That Destroyed 36 Homes Billed as Nation’s Top Priority

A fire in remote eastern Oregon that destroyed 36 homes and was threatening 500 more on Wednesday was declared the nation’s top priority for resources. The priority level for the fire about 150 miles east of Portland was based on …

Fire Crews Make Progress in Fight Against Oregon Wildfire

Hundreds of residents near a western Oregon wildfire have heard some good news: Fire crews are making progress against the fire southeast of Estacada, and it is 7 percent contained. More than 500 people turned out Tuesday night for an …