Oregon invokes emergency act to help battle fire
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon's governor has invoked an emergency provision to free up state firefighting resources to battle a volatile, wind-driven blaze on the outskirts of Ashland.
Gov. Ted Kulongoski said Monday conditions represent a threat to life and property, so he has directed all available state resources to help contain the fire.
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