Lincoln and Polk Counties have sent a combined task force with Newport, Toledo and North Lincoln Fire & Rescue (NLFR) sending Type 1 engines, to help fight the "Camp Fire" wildfire in Butte County.
While the peak August fire season brought 839 blazes and burned 69,600 acres of Oregon land, there was a reduction in human-caused fires in comparison to the 10-year average.
A small fire on the roof around the chimney at Salishan Lodge in Gleneden Beach was quickly doused Wednesday evening upon arrival by the Depoe Bay, North Lincoln and Newport fire departments.
“Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe” when using fireworks.
(Oregon Coast) – Oregon's problem with extreme fire dangers hit home today with fire restrictions that reach all the way to fires on the...