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Local Scouts Fire grows to 8,500 acres Scouts Fire grows to 8,500 acres (Photo Gallery)
Firefighters face difficult weather, historically high temperatures and low relative humidity as they continue to fight the Stouts Fire which has now grown to about 8,500 acres.
Local High temperatures and erratic winds challenge Cable Crossing Fire crews High temperatures and erratic winds challenge Cable Crossing Fire crews (Photo Gallery)
Firefighters continue to work through difficult terrain and scorching temperatures to control the Cable Crossing Fire near Glide. The fire size remained stable throughout the night at 1,110 acres. However, Friday night’s smoke column generated a few new spot fires to the south of the main fire.

Don't mow during the hot part of the day, fire officials say

Don't mow during the hot part of the day, fire officials say
"Fire burned in a horse pasture and grew to about 1/4 acre in size. A reminder, we are under a Red Flag Warning." - Tweet from Cornelius Fire Dept.

A lawnmower started a raging fire in Salem this week, and the Marion County Fire Department says it serves as a reminder for how dangerous gas-powered yard equipment can be when it's hot and dry.

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility
A white van, accompanied by police motorcycles and a police car transporting what is believed to be debris from a Boeing 777 plane that washed up on an Indian Ocean island, arrives at Direction Generale de L'armement (DGA) facilities in Balma , near Toulouse, south-western France, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. A piece of plane wing that could be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 arrived Saturday in Toulouse, France, for inspection by military aviation experts.The 6-foot-long part, wrapped in a box and shipped as cargo, was flown from the small island of Reunion, near Madagascar. (AP Photo/Fred Lancelot)

A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts.

High temperatures and erratic winds challenge Cable Crossing Fire crews

High temperatures and erratic winds challenge Cable Crossing Fire crews

Firefighters continue to work through difficult terrain and scorching temperatures to control the Cable Crossing Fire near Glide. The fire size remained stable throughout the night at 1,110 acres. However, Friday night’s smoke column generated a few new spot fires to the south of the main fire.

Pisgah trails closed due to fire danger; county park use restricted

Pisgah trails closed due to fire danger; county park use restricted »Play Video

Lane County closed all of the trails at Mount Pisgah and Howard Buford Recreation Area except those immediately adjacent to the river due to the current fire danger.

'You should evacuate immediately': Stouts Fire threatens homes

'You should evacuate immediately': Stouts Fire threatens homes »Play Video
The Stouts Fire plume July 30, 2015.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said residents in the Azalea area from Upper Cow Creek to Snow Creek East need to evacuate now as a result of the Stouts Creek fire.