Man taken into custody following small fire behind Walgreens

SOUTH MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police and the Medford Fire Department responded to a small fire behind the south Medford Walgreens tonight.

The fire happened around 7:40 p.m. at Walgreens near East Barnett Road and Highway 99.

Medford Fire quickly extinguished the flames.

Police appeared to take one man into custody.

NBC5 News reached out to MPD for more information, but police declined to comment since the investigation is ongoing.

Stay with NBC5 News for updates on this developing story.

NBC5 News reporter Mariah Mills is a Medford native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor's Degree in journalism. She also minored in sociology. In school, she covered Oregon athletics for the student-run television station, Duck TV. When she's not reporting, she’s reading, hiking and rooting for her favorite teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Oregon Ducks.
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