The yellow home at the corner of Old Wilson River Road and Thornburg Road will be used in a training burn Saturday, November 5, Forest Grove Fire and Rescue said. The home was built in the early 20th century.
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In the month of September, Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, which also provides service to the surrounding Forest Grove Rural Fire Protection District, responded to 449 calls for service across their combined territories, averaging nearly 15 calls each day.
Among those battling the 10,500 acre Miller Road Fire in Wasco County are crews from Banks Fire District and Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, who joined a task force of other Washington County Fire agencies Wednesday.
Washington County crews prepare to head to California. Photo: OSFM A Type 6 brush rig and three firefighters from Forest Grove Fire & Rescue have joined a number of Washington County crews along with crews from Clatsop, Linn, Lane, Marion and Yamhill counties to head to California to assist in[Read More…]
The little white house burns. Photo: Chas Hundley//Gales Creek Journal GALES CREEK – Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, Banks Fire District 13, Gaston Rural Fire Protection District, and the Cornelius Fire District all participated in a training burn in Gales Creek on Saturday, February 1 at a building located on[Read More…]
The “Little White House” next to the church. Photo: Google Earth GALES CREEK – A small, old, white house sits next to the Gales Creek Church of God in downtown Gales Creek. A former resident at the house, Donna Marble, said that she and her husband Bill moved in to[Read More…]
A Forest Grove Fire & Rescue vehicle at the Ranch Fire in California. Photo: FGF&R. CALIFORNIA – While some of the 15 Oregon teams comprised of more than 60 fire & rescue agencies sent to aid during a series of wildfires in California have returned home, crews from Washington County[Read More…]
Forest Grove Fire & Rescue members join almost 300 Oregon firefighters to fight California wildfires
Banks Fire District Brush Rig 13 and a crew of three prepare to head to California. Photo: Banks Fire District CALIFORNIA – As more than 200,000 people flee the path of wildfires in Northern California, 15 crews from Oregon, including staff and equipment from Banks Fire District, Forest Grove Fire[Read More…]
Hot spots are put out from an out of control burn pile between Dilley and Gales Creek in September 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley FOREST GROVE – Washington County issued a burn ban that runs from today, May 9, through the upcoming weekend as the region continues to experience record high[Read More…]