Articles tagged with: fire

17 June 2014

Simulated firefight gets neighborhood attention

Posted in Local, Weather

Grants Pass, Ore. -- All the predictions are leading fire officials to suspect an extremely active wildfire season in 2014. Fire crews in Grants Pass are testing their response with the area's strik ...

16 June 2014

Fire danger level climbs to high

Posted in Local

Medford Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Forestry is elevating the fire threat for Jackson and Josephine counties. Starting Monday, the fire danger level has been raised to "high" (yellow). Among ot ...

07 June 2014

Two Bulls Wildfire burns in Central Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Update (6/11 5pm) Crews near Bend continue mop up operations on the 6,900 acre Two Bulls Fire. The blaze is about 40 percent contained as of Wednesday night. Fire officials say chilly weather overn ...

06 June 2014

Central Point: Second fire erupts as crews contain first

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore.--  Flames engulfed trees and blackberry bushes close to two homeowners Friday evening. Celestino Rodriguez said, "We started to see the flame came real high then we get some wat ...

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

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

Chicken coop grass fire

Posted in Local

Jacksonville, Ore. -- A grass fire sparked early Thursday morning in Jacksonville. Applegate Valley Fire District 9 responded to the fire on Highway 238 and Longnecker Road at about 3 a.m. Fire Dist ...

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 ...

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 ...

27 May 2014

RAW VIDEO: Dash cam footage of Cave Junction fire

Posted in Local

Check out the raw dash cam video of the Takilma Road fire in Cave Junction on May 26th, 2014. (Approximately 35 min.) Video provided by the Illinois Valley Fire District. More details: http://on.k ...