Monday Jul 21
Largest Oregon wildfire the size of 4 Portlands
The largest wildfire burning in Oregon, the Buzzard Complex 45 miles northeast of Burns, reached almost 396,000 acres early Monday morning, roughly four times the area of the Portland city limits.
Northwest crews battle 20 wildfires, with 15 in Oregon; evacuations underway
Northwest crews are battling 20 large wildfires, with 15 in Oregon where areas in the east, northeast, central and southern parts of the state are ablaze.
Wildfire season in full swing in Oregon, with eight new large blazes or complexes
The lightning strikes that pummeled Oregon and Washington over the weekend have ignited dozens of new wildfires across the region, with fire managers reporting eight new large blazes or complexes on Tuesday.
Storm King Fire: Fatal in four hours
Published Jul 4, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jul 5, 2014 at 07:19PM Deadly in minutes: 14 firefighters - including 9 Prineville Hotshots - could not escape when a change in weather turned a modest Colorado wildfire into a fast-moving inferno Twenty years ago an elite group of firefighters from Prineville went to Colorado to fight just one of many ... (more)