Ashland Fire Rescue

Ashland considering drones to stop wildfires

ASHLAND, Ore. — The City of Ashland is looking to get city councilors on board with some new technology for fire season. City Administrator Kelly Madding said they want to bring the idea of thermal imaging drones to Tuesday’s council meeting. The …

Firefighters respond to Chimney fire in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — A fire in a chimney sent Ashland Fire and Rescue into action Friday morning. Crews were called to Scenic drive and Coolidge street around 11 a.m.  Firefighters said the tenants were using the wood stove.  They’re the ones who called 911. “The …

Ashland firefighters spread holiday cheer

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland firefighters from Ashland Fire & Rescue visited the Ashland Senior Center Monday night to serve them Thanksgiving dinner. The Thanksgiving dinner has been a tradition for the crew for the last 10 years. “It’s Thanksgiving, it’s the idea …

Fire breaks out at Ashland apartment complex

Ashland, Ore. — An apartment fire in Ashland forced several people to evacuate their homes Wednesday afternoon. Just after noon, firefighters responded to a call for smoke coming out of an apartment building on lower Clay Street. Crews said the fire started …