SOUTHERN OREGON — With the holidays rapidly approaching, the Rural Metro Fire Department is asking the public to be mindful in preventing fires. Division Chief Austin Prince says fires inside of homes increase during the holiday season. He says a ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. —Firefighters say 30 years ago you had about 15 minutes to escape a house fire, today you only have a few minutes. Rural Metro Fire in Josephine County is continuing to educate the public through an interactive ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — While it’s easy to get caught up in the holidays, it’s important to realize your decorations could be a fire hazard. Buying pre-cut trees or cutting them down yourself, takes the water supply away from the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some seasonal employees that fight fires in the summer for the Oregon Department of Forestry are working to keep roads clear for the Oregon Department of Transportation. The statewide program “Fire and Ice” has been around since ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Pacific Power is working on a plan to hopefully decrease wildfires this summer.  The company released a map earlier this week of potential areas where it may shut off power in the event of an emergency. ...

ASHLAND, Ore.– Fire safety preparations have been ongoing in the City of Ashland as fire season looms ahead. The Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project was thinning trees on private land south of Liberty Street Park on Tuesday as part of ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — As the summer starts to come to a close, fire season is still holding strong. Fire officials are asking those who plan to celebrate this weekend to continue to err on the side of caution. They want ...

Near Jacksonville, Ore. —  You may have noticed smoke near Jacksonville on Friday. Applegate Fire District was performing a controlled burn on nearly three acres of land. It was burning brush, and getting some training in for its firefighters, all ...

Medford, Ore. — A Medford family is without a home after a fire that started early Wednesday morning. Fire crews were called to the single-story home on Crater Lake Avenue just before 7 a.m. When they arrived on scene they ...