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Outdoors Ranch families flee wildfire east of Ashland Ranch families flee wildfire east of Ashland (Photo Gallery)
Buildings have burned, but there are no reports of injuries from a wildfire that was touched off by lightning along the Oregon-California border and led to the evacuation of ranch families east of Ashland, a fire spokesman says.
Outdoors Another day, another thunderstorm: Oregon on fire - again Another day, another thunderstorm: Oregon on fire - again
Lightning ripped a path across Oregon on Tuesday, sparking a new batch of wildfires.

And a new band of intense thunderstorms hit eastern Lane and Douglas counties Wednesday evening, raising the specter of new wildfires.