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A fire started in one of the units at the Rose Villa Apartments after a tenant left a frying pan unattended in the 2000 block of Northeast Stephens Street Tuesday afternoon.

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Firefighters from Douglas County were deployed over the weekend to the massive fire that devastated the town of Paradise, California. The Camp Fire, which is burning about 80 miles north of Sacremento, has become the most deadly fire in California state history, claiming 48 lives.

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Fire season is now over, the Douglas Forest Protective Association announced Friday.

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The Douglas Forest Protective Association has started working with farmers, ranchers and other landowners to complete prescribed burns throughout the county.

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The six wildlfires that burned an estimated 97 acres along Interstate 5 near Curtin in northern Douglas County was related to a vehicle malfunction from a passing motorist, according to a statement released by the Douglas Forest Protective Association on Saturday.

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A half-acre grass fire on the top of Reservoir Hill on North Bellview Court Tuesday morning caused a plume of smoke to rise up to the sky, visible to nearby travelers.

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On Saturday, firefighters continued to fight fires in the South Umpqua Complex located 45 miles southeast of Roseburg. As of 8 a.m. Saturday, Umpqua National Forest Service officials said the fires had grown to 2,229 acres and are 10 percent contained.

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Firefighters with the Douglas Forest Protective Association battled five fires that ignited on Sunday after a lightning storm moved over the southern part of the county. 

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One woman is dead after a morning fire in Green, according to a press release from Douglas County Fire District No. 2.

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A portion of the 1552 trail in the Umpqua National Forest has been closed while firefighters try to suppress a three-acre wildfire burning in the Boulder Creek Wilderness area near where a missing hiker was found Tuesday.

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The Douglas Forest Protective Association increased Douglas County’s fire danger to “high” Thursday, further restricting activities such as dry lawn maintenance and metal welding to certain hours of the day.

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A Scottsburg man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly starting a structure fire in the 200 block of Burchard Drive in Scottsburg.

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A fire in the early hours of Thursday morning that caused $50,000 of damage to Umpqua Health’s future medical building has been deemed suspicious, according to police. The two-story building was set to open later this year.

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A vehicle fully engulfed in fire burned 1/10 of an acre Sunday in the 2000 block of Mount Reuben Road outside of Glendale.