APPLEGATE, Ore.– Applegate Fire is under new management. Fire Chief Michael McLaughlin is on administrative leave indefinitely. Operations Chief Chris Wolfard said he will take over for now. He said he was notified about McLaughlin’s leave on Wednesday. He said ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —A local student-run non-profit is giving back to local fire departments, by providing them with new equipment. “We’re given that hands-on live-fire experience,” said Chief Chris Wolfard, Applegate Valley Fire District. 24 fire recruits from the Applegate ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore— Multiple firefighting agencies in Josephine County came together early Monday morning to prepare for wildfire season. The Grants Pass Wildland Fire Readiness Drill included Grants Pass Fire Rescue, Rural Metro Fire Department, Rogue River Fire District, Illinois ...

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