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20150818-01
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18 August 2015: Evans Fire District #6:

   CALL

      "MVC"
   
   Evans Valley Fire District responded to a MVC on a really rural BLM road where the vehicle ran off the road.
   Narrow roads, unpaved roadways & tight turns are normal within our fire district.
   
   
   
    Click for Gallery of 4 Photos 
   
     


20150818-01
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18 August 2015: Evans Fire District #6:

   TRAINING

      "Precision Water Streams"
   
   Evans Valley Fire District & Rogue River Fire District held a joint training centering on Precision Water Streams.
   We'd like to "Thank" Rogue River Fire District for hosting this weeks training.
   
   
   
    Click for Gallery of 24 Photo 
   
     


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15 August 2015: Evans Fire District #6:

   TRAINING

      "Vehicle Rodeo"
   
   EVFD#6 conducted a Vehicle Rodeo to train and verify vehicle drivers are competent & capable to handle the fire district vehicles they may be called upon to drive.
   
   
   
   
    Click for Gallery of 24 Photo 
   
     


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11 August 2015: Evans Fire District #6:

   TRAINING

      "Physical Agility Testing"
   
   EVFD#6 conducted Physical Agility Testing to make sure their firefighters and medics are still physical able to preform their jobs properly.
   
   
   
   
    Click for Gallery of 24 Photo 
   
     


ODF
   

10 August 2015: NOAA:

   Red Flag Warning: UPDATED

      THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING, 10 AUGUST 2015, FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS.
   

  • THUNDERSTORMS: LIGHTNING AND HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS. GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE SPREAD. STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.
  • IMPACTS: LIGHTNING AND HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS. GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE SPREAD.
  • AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FIRE ZONES 280, & 281 and IN OREGON FIRE ZONES 615, 616, 617, 619, 620, 621, 622, 623, & 624.


   A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW OR WILL SHORTLY!
   
   per NOAA-Medford

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ODF
   

9 August 2015: NOAA:

   Fire Weather Watch

     FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT FOR INCREASED LIGHTNING ACTIVITY.
     

  • AFFECTED AREAS INCLUDE: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 616, 617, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624 & 625.
  • COUNTY AFFECTED: INCLUDES JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES.
  • THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  • WARNINGS: SCATTERED LIGHTNING COVERAGE ON PRE-EXISTING DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN A HIGH POSSIBILITY OF NEW FIRE STARTS. WHILE RAINFALL WILL OCCUR IN SOME AREAS FUEL CONDITIONS ARE DRY ENOUGH THAT NEW FIRE STARTS COULD POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY ESPECIALLY OUTSIDE OF AREAS OF RAINFALL AND IN AREAS WITH OUTFLOW WINDS. INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES COULD BECOME OVERWHELMED BY THIS LIGHTNING EVENT AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR IS POSSIBLE.
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

     
     PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..
          A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.


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8 August 2015: Evans Fire District #6:

   TRAINING

      "Task Performance"
   
   EVFD#6 conducted Task Performances in an effort to help firefighters meet their training requirements.
   
   
   
   
    Click for Gallery of 12 Photo 
   
     


Drift Smoke
   

3 August 2015: EVFire:

   Drift Smoke

     Smoke from the fire near Canyonville, OR. is drifting into our area.
     For more information visit Click Here
     
     For Statewide Air Quality Information visit
     Department of Environmental Quality: Air Quality
     
     
     


ODF
   

2 August 2015: NOAA:

   Red Flag Warning: UPDATED

      THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 5 AM PDT MONDAY.
   

  • THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING WILL BECOME SCATTERED THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. WHILE STORMS WILL START OUT MOSTLY DRY, THEY WILL BECOME WETTER WITH TIME.
  • IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY MAY PRODUCE NEW FIRE STARTS AND WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR ON NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.
  • AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FIRE ZONES 280, 281, 284 & 285 and IN OREGON FIRE ZONES 615, 616, 617, 618, 619, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624 & 625.


   A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW OR WILL SHORTLY!
   
   per NOAA-Medford
   

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ODF
   

1 August 2015: NOAA:

   Red Flag Warning: UPDATED

      THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TODAY THROUGH 11 PM PDT SUNDAY.
   

  • IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORM MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS. LOW HUMIDITIES, HOT TEMPERATURES AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY 7AMP; ERRATIC WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR ON BOTH EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRES
  • THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONFINED TO THE CASCADES AND SISKIYOUS TODAY. HOWEVER...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE SCATTERED IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH ISOLATED STORMS IN THE VALLEYS.
  • AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FIRE ZONES 280, 281, 284 & 285 and IN OREGON FIRE ZONES 615, 616, 617, 618, 619, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624 & 625.


   A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR IMMINENT!

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