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  1. Weather conditions helping firefighters battle the Chetco Bar FireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KOBI NBC5

    Curry County, Ore.- Favorable weather conditions have kept the massive Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings from spreading quickly. An update released Wednesday morning by the Oregon State Fire Marshal said there was minimal growth at the fire Tuesday and the same was expected Wednesday.

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  2. Crews Make Progress on Fires in Southwestern, Central OregonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Cooler temperatures and coastal moisture allowed fire crews to make progress Wednesday fighting a large blaze in southwest Oregon and keep another conflagration in the central part of the state in check, authorities said. No new evacuations were ordered for the 156-square-mile blaze in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest near Brookings, just north of the California border, said Zach Ellinger, a fire spokesman.

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  3. Massive OR Wildfire Nation's 'Top Priority'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Aug. 22--The Chetco Bar fire, which has burned 98,000 acres of national forestland in Curry and Josephine counties, destroyed at least three houses and led to evacuations for Brookings-area residents, is now the "top priority" in the country, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. The fire's complexity, along with its threats to people, livestock, structures, infrastructure and resources, contributed to the decision, according to fire public information officer Greg Heule.

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  4. Some residents near Chetco Bar Fire allowed to return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    ... at either the Riley Creek Evacuation Center at 94350 6th Street, Gold Beach, Ray's Market 906 Chetco Ave in Brookings, Oregon, or re-entry points. Two re-entry points have been established at Carpenterville at Rainbow Rock Road or Pistol River/Hwy ...

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  5. Salmon Run Junior golf tournament gets cut short due to wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The News-Review

    Kahner Aloha Hardin of Oakland was evacuated during the Oregon Junior Golf Association's Salmon Run golf tournament last Saturday in Brookings. The Chetco River Fire began burning in July, but due to high winds, low humidity and extreme fuel conditions the fire doubled in size within a few days.

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  6. Wildfires continue to prompt evacuations as flames spread across OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The Checto Bar fire has grown to 98,000 acres as authorities struggle to contain it burning about 2.5 miles northeast of Brookings on the southern Oregon coast. Lightning sparked the blaze.

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  7. Wildfire burns 3 homes in southwestern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    ... seared in the memory of those living along the Oregon-California border. People living along Highway 101 near Brookings were warned to evacuate Sunday after the current blaze made a westward push toward the coast. The Red Cross established a shelter ...

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  8. Red Cross shelters evacuees from coastal Oregon fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Review

    The Red Cross said Monday it provided shelter to about 50 people who evacuated their homes because of the lightning-caused blaze that's scorching the Kalmiopsis Wilderness. Curry County residents living along Highway 101 north of Brookings were warned to evacuate Sunday afternoon after strong winds pushed the fire to the south and west.

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  9. Wildfire smoke clouds Ashland's air qualityRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... fire blew up over the weekend, growing to 92,000 acres and leading to calls for 3,000 residents north and east of Brookings to evacuate. At least three homes had been destroyed by the fire when it turned toward the coast, pushed by Chetco effect ...

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  10. Chetco Bar Fire interactive evacuation mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KOBI NBC5

    Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. - Those who evacuated their homes due to the Chetco Bar Fire burning northeast of Brookings are being moved to a new evacuation shelter.

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  11. Chetco Bar fire explodes; residents told to evacuate along Highway 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Curry County residents living along Highway 101 north of Brookings were warned to evacuate their homes Sunday after the Chetco Bar Fire made a westward run toward the coast. The Level 3 immediate evacuation order was issued at 5 p.m. Sunday for residents living along Highway 101 and east to Carpenterville Road starting just north of Brookings to the Pistol River area.

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  12. Chetco Bar Fire grows, evacuation shelter movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KOBI NBC5

    Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Ore. - Those who evacuated their homes due to the Chetco Bar Fire burning northeast of Brookings are being moved to a new evacuation shelter.

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  13. Chetco wildfire causes more evacuations near BrookingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | OregonLive.com

    ... means that residents should go now, and that emergency crews might not be able to help anyone who stays. Brookings residents south of the Carpenterville Road and Highway 101 intersection should be ready to leave at a moment's notice, according to ...

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  14. Mandatory Evacuations: Chetco Bar FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | KOBI NBC5

    ... River from Loeb State Park to the Wilderness Retreat area. The American Red Cross has set up a shelter at the Brookings-Harbor High School, located at 625 Pioneer Road in Brookings. Highway 101 is currently open, but officials say it may be closed ...

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  15. Conflagration declared, hundreds evacuated in Oregon wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | OregonLive.com

    ... well. Hundreds of other people have been notified to get ready. The American Red Cross has set up a shelter at the Brookings-Harbor High School at 625 Pioneer Road in Brookings. Residents can take caged animals and livestock to the Curry County ...

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  16. Chetco Bar fire in Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest a conflagrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | OregonLive.com

    Gov. Kate Brown paved the way Sunday for officials to bring in more resources by declaring the Chetco Bar Fire in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest near Brookings a conflagration. The declaration allows the state fire marshal to mobilize firefighters and equipment to fight the blaze which was sparked by lightning on July 12 and now covers 31,000 acres.

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  17. Curry Co. Sheriffa s Office issues evacuations for Chetco Bar FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | KOBI NBC5

    ... from Loeb State Park to the Wilderness Retreat area. A community meeting will be held at Azalea Middle School in Brookings on Sunday August 20, at 3 p.m. Natalie Weber produces and anchors the weekend broadcasts of NBC5 News at 6 and 11. She reports ...

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  18. Martin, Mary AudieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... and Neal and his wife Teresa of Tulare, her grandchildren and great- grandchildren, her sister, Madge Wilson of Brookings, Oregon and brother-in-law, Doyle Eubanks of Anchorage, Alaska, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins.Mickey and Johnnie ...

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  19. Chetco Bar Fire prompts Level 3 evacuation noticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | KOBI NBC5

    ... residents will be allowed to proceed through the checkpoint. Officials expect to see an increase in visible smoke. Brookings and Harbor are expected to have lower air quality levels than normal. Information about the Chetco Bar Fire can be obtained ...

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  20. Firefighters monitor 2,900-acre blaze northeast of BrookingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Triplicate.com

    More than 120 firefighters continue to monitor the Chetco Bar Fire 23 air-miles northeast of Brookings, Oregon as

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