Ashland Fire and Rescue

Prescribed burns begin in 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 town and …

Evacuation drill takes place in Ashland

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 evacuate at …

Ashland unveils new smoke info website

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 smoke, health, …

Fire safety preparation

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 from spreading …

Fires, floods and evacuation plans

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 Camp fire …