Florence Oregon News

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,315 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) – Oregon transportation officials have reopened a highway through a Native American reservation were wildfires have forced the mandatory evacuation of 18 homes. Firefighters reported progress yesterday despite gusting winds and announced that a section of […]

Forest fuels drying out

A combined interagency effort helped contain a pair of brush fires in the Florence area over the weekend.  Aaron Schneider, Assistant Fire Management Officer with the Siuslaw National Forest says the first fire burned about a quarter acre of brush and grass near Sutton Campground Saturday afternoon. Soon after that, […]