Articles tagged with: fire

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 ...

15 April 2014

Car fire damages three cars at Crater High School

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- Smoke could be seen from blocks away as Jackson County Fire District three worked to put out a vehicle fire. "It started under the hood, somewhere near the carburetor" said De ...

08 April 2014

Fire officials issue burning warning

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore --- Fire officials are issuing a warning about doing yard work. With warm temperatures forecasted this week, they say dry conditions and just a few warm days are enough to cause a fire. ...

07 April 2014

Grants Pass house fire deemed suspicious

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Officials with Rural Metro Fire Department in Grants Pass are calling a Sunday night house fire human caused and suspicious. The home at 4709 Redwood Avenue had no power or hea ...