Fire Severity In Southwest Oregon Persists

Aug 28, 2017

The fire situation continues to grind on day after day, with evacuation orders in effect in several places, and smoke nearly everywhere. 

Several agencies joined forces to establish a Joint Information Center on the fires in Southwest Oregon, including the Chetco Bar Fire threatening Brookings. 

The creation of the JIC is a rare move, and one that underscores the severity of the fire season. 

We get an update on the fires and their effects.