"[Flames] were shooting up the house, going about 20 to 25 feet above it,” said witness Tim Howell about the flames he saw erupting from the home.
The reports are being reviewed in executive session, but any action the board may take will happen during a public meeting.
Firefighters were able to knock it down in less than 10 minutes, but fire officials say that was enough for $50,000 in damage.
Voters will choose whether to implement a "US Constitution Second Amendment Preservation" ordinance, which made it to the ballot as a citizen-driven initiative
"It's so fortunate that he was in that car that day and how many lives he ended up saving; it's just incredible."
A North Bend man filmed an encounter with an Oregon State Police Trooper over the weekend and then posted the video to Facebook, where it had been viewed almost 70,000 times by Monday afternoon.
"All the larger fires that we had locally on the Douglas District this year has been human caused," said DFPA’s Kyle Reed.
The structure is owned by the City of Coos Bay, and it is occupied by PEG Broadcast Services Inc., DBA Coos Community Media Center.
There is a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms north of the fire area. The relative humidity is expected to be around 25%. The potential for fire spotting remains high in the lodgepole pine areas and firefighters are poised to respond to either spot fires outside of containment lines or new fire starts caused by lightning strikes.
One year later, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has turned out to be more successful than many expected, raising over $200 million worldwide and funding potentially groundbreaking research, but experts say the feat will be difficult for advocates of other causes to replicate.
I ask myself: Why would I want to jump out of this perfectly functioning plane? Then it all happens so fast.
The fire has blackened 26,367 acres and is 86 percent contained. Crews continue to secure and strengthen the fire line by extinguishing hot spots and falling danger trees.
The Grant County Sheriff's Department ordered people living in the Upper Pine Creek and Upper Dog Creek areas to evacuate because of the wildfire that has already destroyed dozens of homes near John Day.
France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or "Legion d'Honneur," was awarded to U.S. Airman Spencer Stone, National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, their friend Anthony Sadler and British businessman Chris Norman for subduing a gunman on a high-speed train carrying hundreds of passengers to Paris.