Articles tagged with: Wildfires2014

06 June 2014

Grants Pass mobile home fire ruled as arson

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Grants Pass man is in jail after allegedly setting fire to the mobile home he called home.  The fire broke out on the 3900 block of Highland Avenue just after 9 PM on Thursda ...

06 June 2014

Garage fire comes dangerously close to home

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Eagle Point, Ore. -- A blazing fire came dangerously close to burning down an Eagle Point family's home in the 12000 block of Highway 62 in the early hours of Friday morning. NBC 5 News spoke with t ...

06 June 2014

Fire erupts in Eagle Point home

Posted in Local

Eagle Point, Ore. -- Multiple fire crews responded to reports of a house fire in the 12000 block of Highway 62. The calls came in just before 1 a.m. Friday morning. Fire officials say the fire appea ...

05 June 2014

Trail family displaced after evening fire

Posted in Local

Trail, Ore. -- A Trail family will have to find another place to stay after their manufactured home caught fire around 6:20pm Thursday evening. Prospect Fire, Jackson County Fire District 3, and th ...

02 June 2014

Ashland Fire and Rescue asking residents to take action

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Monday kicked off fire season, and Ashland Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal, Margueritte Hickman, said they're as prepared as they can be. But in a town where wildlife and urban living ...

02 June 2014

Fire season could cost you

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Jackson County, Ore. -- The dry conditions could make this one of the costliest fire seasons in Oregon history. "The forest fuels, vegetation is very dry," comments Brian Ballou, who works at the O ...

02 June 2014

Fire season begins today in three Southern Oregon counties

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Fire season begins in three counties across Southern Oregon today. Those counties include Jackson, Josephine and Klamath. With the start of fire season, backyard burning and debris ...

30 May 2014

Fire season starts June 2nd

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- It's that time of year again. The sun's out, it's getting hot and that means fire season is here and it starts on Monday. Brian Ballou with the Oregon Department of Forestry says we ...

30 May 2014

Medford grass ordinance to take effect

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- With both warm weather and fire season on their way, the city of Medford is getting ready to issue fines if you have out of control dry grass on your property. Starting June 1st, th ...

29 May 2014

Medford considers cost-saving options for fire agencies

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- The City of Medford is on a mission to work more efficiently and save tax payers money. At 6 o'clock on Thursday night the Medford City Council analyzed a study for the first time th ...