MERLIN, Ore. – In Josephine Co., residents will vote on whether or not they want to allow a fire district in their community. If approved, the Josephine Independent Rural Fire Protection District would be formed. Residents would pay an extra tax ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– Josephine County voters will consider the creation of a new fire district outside grants pass on the May 2021 ballot. Commissioners first started developing the plan a couple years ago. “I am in favor of the district, ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — A new fire district is being considered in Josephine County that would cover residents who currently live in structurally unprotected areas. According to Firesmart Merlin, The idea is something that has been brought up before. In ...

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Rogue River Fire District responded to a Honda Accord completely engulfed in flames Friday night. A driver on Interstate 5 had called 911 to report the fire. Firefighters quickly arrived with two engines to the 3500 ...

O’Brien, Ore. —  A large house fire in O’Brien sent one woman to the hospital Monday night. The fire broke out on Rough and Ready Creek Road around 10:30 PM. According to Illinois Valley Fire District officials, the long dirt ...

Grants Pass, Ore. — There’s talks of a new fire district in Grants Pass. The proposed change could impact funding, but won’t stop firefighters from protecting homes. “Really what triggered this was council looking at ways of providing quality services ...

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