Articles tagged with: fire

29 September 2014

Cigarette butts likely cause of Medford apartment fire

Posted in Local

Firefighters' quick actions likely saved the homes of more than a dozen families after a Medford apartment caught fire. Little damage can be seen from the outside, but inside, fire officials say smo ...

18 September 2014

Onion Moutain Fire update

Posted in U.S. & World News

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The first images are now coming out from the Onion Mountain fire where one of the only threatened structures is saved in the nick of time.A brief bout of rain help suppression ...

17 September 2014

Onion Mountain fire grows to 3,735 acres

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Crews in Josephine county are getting a foothold on the Onion Mountain Fire.  It's burned over 3,700 acres in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, 13 miles west of downto ...

17 September 2014

Medford family without a home after fire

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A Medford family of three is without their home after a Tuesday evening fire. Fire investigators believe the blaze started when they left their BBQ unattended. The tenants rented t ...

17 September 2014

Two houses on Beekman Ave. damaged in fire

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A fire damaged two homes on the 800 block of Beekman Avenue Tuesday evening. The call came in at about 8:45 pm. Medford Police say one of the houses is vacant. Red cross responders ...

12 September 2014

Extended fire season keeping crews busy

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Greensprings, Ore.--  Fire season is now officially extended. And crews are  ready to deal with it. Oregon Department of Forestry firefighter, Derick Price one of them, ready to keep an eye on f ...

12 September 2014

Extreme fire danger prompts big response at garage fire in Gold Hill

Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Fire crews across the state are bracing for a busy weekend. The Oregon Department of Forestry says high winds and low humidity are the perfect mix for fire.  Forecasted east wind ...

08 September 2014

790 Fire community meeting

Posted in Local

Prospect, ore.-- Dozens of people who live near the 790 fire were at the Prospect Community Center Monday night to get a better idea of how the firefight is going. The fire burning in the Sky-Lakes ...

06 September 2014

Crews respond to 2nd alarm apartment fire

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Fire crews quickly gained control of a 2nd alarm apartment fire in Medford early Saturday morning. The calls came in around 11:30pm Friday night of an apartment complex on fire in t ...

04 September 2014

Fire breaks out at a Medford auto shop

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A fire breaks out at an auto shop in Medford early Thursday morning. Both Medford Fire & Rescue and Fire District 3 were on scene; seven firetrucks responded altogether. The fir ...