Articles tagged with: fire

08 May 2014

Homeowner said smoke alarm saved her life

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Wimer, Ore. -- A burning ember may be to blame for the fire that tore through a Wimer family's roof. Homeowner Sue Ann Wardle said she and her husband were just about to go to bed when she heard a s ...

08 May 2014

Rural Rogue River home catches fire

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Multiple fire agencies responded to the 9000 block of East Evans Creek Road in rural Rogue River for a house fire around 9:40pm Wednesday night. According to Evans Valley Fire Distr ...

05 May 2014

Wildfire turns deadly in Oklahoma

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  At least one person is dead and thousands have been evacuated as a deadly wildfire burns near Guthrie, Oklahoma. A 56-year-old man died after he chose not to evacuate his home near Guth ...

04 May 2014

Grants Pass woman left with no where to go after house fire

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --  Brittany Asher has two children and no place to sleep Sunday night. "I have a six month old baby and an eight-year-old son and now everything is gone."Asher in shock  Sunday ...

01 May 2014

May is "Wildfire Awareness" month

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- May is "Wildfire Awareness" month and the Oregon Department of Forestry is hoping you'll do your part to prevent fires. There's a lot at stake: in 2013, three firefighters died bat ...

30 April 2014

UPDATE: Cause of fire and names released in deadly Rogue River house fire

Posted in Local

Update (5/1 9:30pm): Police say a burning cigarette left on a couch started the fire that killed two people early Wednesday morning. 77 year-old Thoedore Stanfield and 56 year-old Karen Crayne died ...

29 April 2014

Fire spreads through aprtment complex near North Medford High School

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- An apartment complex on North Keene Way Drive caught fire at around 2:30am Tuesday morning. Medford Fire officials say the fire was relatively small, but it was burning by an air v ...

28 April 2014

Twist of fate and act of heroism save elderly man's life

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- A 78-year-old man was sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon after he was pulled from his burning home by two young men who are being called heroes. As of Monday, Jackson Count ...

27 April 2014

Man sent to hospital after house fire

Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- A 78 year old man was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after a fire tore through his Central Point home. Firefighters say the fire broke out shortly before 4 pm on the ...

17 April 2014

Areas of Ashland could become a wildfire hazard zone

Written by Travis Koch

Ashland, Ore. -- Ashland Fire & Rescue is hoping to pass an ordinance, rezoning the entire city as a wildfire hazard zone. The change means new applications for significant remodels or new const ...