ASHLAND, Ore. The city of Ashland is discussing a possible change to its fire services in Monday’s study session. According to Monday’s meeting agenda, representatives of Jackson County Fire District 5 will be making a presentation. It’ll discuss alternative approaches ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Fire Department is experiencing a staffing shortage. However, its fire chief is quick to assure the public it won’t affect their safety. A battalion chief still recovering after getting struck by a driver on the ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — As the weather gets a bit more chilly, you may be inspired to start a cozy fire in your chimney or furnace. But, before you do, firefighters say cleaning out the flue is a good idea. Ashland ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Starting Monday, prescribed burns will be done as weather allows through spring of 2020.  It’s all in an effort to prevent wildfires from getting out of control. The burns will be on Frank Hill, just west of ...

ASHLAND, Ore — To get prepared for fire season, an Ashland neighborhood practiced an evacuation in case of an emergency. Letters were sent out earlier this week and over 60 residents agreed to participate. “People need to be ready to ...

ASHLAND, Ore.– The City of Ashland has unveiled a new website to help people through the worst of fire season. The website is called Smokewise Ashland. It’s been in the works for the past two years. In it, information on ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – It’s officially fire season in parts of Southern Oregon. There haven’t been any major events yet, but officials say now is the time to get prepared. While you can’t control the heat, you can help prevent fires ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Several fire trucks outside of a smoking building in south Medford caused quite a stir Monday morning. But it wasn’t an emergency, just a large multiagency fire drill. Fire agencies are constantly training on their own, working out ...

ASHLAND, Ore.– Ashland is rethinking it’s evacuation plans in the event of an emergency. Heavy rain and snow this week, and at times, hazardous road conditions are providing yet another reason for the city to reconsider its plans. After this summer’s deadly ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – **UPDATE** – The decedent in Saturday’s incident on Mt. Ashland was identified as Johnathan Patrick Likeke Walker, 23.  Walker lived and worked locally, but lived previously in Yakima, Wash.  The autopsy has been postponed until Monday. The Mt. Ashland ...