December 15, 2017
Salem-News.com Emergency articles
Salem-News.com (Aug-15-2016 23:23)
Local Red Cross Sends Responders to Help with Worst Disaster Since Superstorm SandySalem-News.com
Fourteen Red Cross disaster responders from Oregon and Southwest Washington are deploying to Louisiana to help people affected by the worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
The American Red Cross Cascades Region is responding to devastating flooding in Louisiana. Red Cross disaster workers are providing shelter, food and comfort to those affected and more help is on the way.
Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2016 10:57)
Linn County Looking for Search and Rescue Recruits Ages 14-18Salem-News.com
Applicants must attend a recruit meeting at the Sheriff's Office on April 11th or May 9th
(ALBANY, Ore.) -
Successful applicants will be eligible to attend the 11 day Search and Rescue Training Academy in June.
Salem-News.com (Nov-24-2015 20:25)
In the Days Leading to Thanksgiving, Red Cross Responds to Local Disasters 14 TimesSalem-News.com
The region is averaging two local disaster responses every day.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Red Cross volunteers in the Cascades Region responded to 14 incidents this past weekend, starting Friday evening in southeast Portland and culminating with seven home fire responses on Monday across Clark, Jefferson, Josephine, Lane, Multnomah, Polk and Washington counties.
Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2015 18:18)
Evacuation by the Numbers: Disaster PreparednessDave Robinson Special to Salem-News.com
As fire evacuations are underway, here are some things we should all know
(BANDON, Ore.) -
The recent heat wave in our region has been, at worst, an inconvenience for most of us. Elsewhere in the Northwest there have been all manner of wildland fires resulting, according to one news report, in the loss of over 300 homes. That’s at least 300 families who were ordered to get out and find safety elsewhere.
Salem-News.com (Sep-03-2014 19:10)
Six Forest Fires in Oregon Still RagingSalem-News.com
No new fires 10 acres or larger were reported on lands protected by ODF in the past 24 hours.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
The Lost Hubcap Fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. on August 29th, and quickly burned on Bureau of Land Management and private forestlands protected by ODF. On August 29, 2014, Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team 2 (Incident Commander Chris Cline) was deployed to the Lost Hubcap Fire, assuming command of the fire from the local ODF unit of the Central Oregon District at 1200 hours PDT on Saturday.