Wildfires complicate eclipse planning efforts

As the solar eclipse approaches on Aug. 21, emergency personnel are doing everything from preparing for overloaded cellphone systems to battling wildfires that could threaten residents and tourists.

Fire and weather officials briefed Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on those efforts as the senator visited Medford on Monday.

Source: Wildfires complicate eclipse planning efforts – News – MailTribune.com – Medford, OR