GOLD HILL, Ore.– The quick actions of firefighters kept what has been dubbed the ‘Nugget Butte’ fire at half an acre. The fire began Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m. Natalie Weber, the public information officer for the Oregon Department of ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – NBC5 News was the first news organization to ask county officials why the emergency alert system was never used during the Almeda fire. Both Sheriff Nathan Sickler and John Vial with the Emergency Operations Center have defended ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Thursday morning, the Multi-Agency Resource Center or ‘MARC’ opened its doors to fire victims. It is located in the old Central Medford High School on South Oakdale Avenue. Volunteers said there was a line of people needing ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – A new Multi-Agency Resource Center, or MARC, will open Thursday morning to locals affected by recent fires. Jackson County officials announced the creation of the new center at a press conference Wednesday. The center will be located ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Jackson County responded to questions about why it chose not to send out a mass county-wide ’emergency alert’ during the fatal Almeda fire. Commissioner Rick Dyer told NBC5, he’s been asking the same question. Last night, ...

JACKSON CO., Ore. – A local broadcaster, is calling out Jackson County for not using the Emergency Alert System during the several fires in our area over the last week. He says emergency responders and county commissioners failed to notify ...

If you’re associated with a nonprofit or business that’s working to help Southern Oregonians displaced by wildfires, send an email from an account associated with your organization to [email protected] Please include a phone number, so we can follow up with ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The thrift shop run by Rogue Retreat is giving free clothing to people in need. If you need assistance, are wanting to volunteer, or are wanting to donate items please visit us at 1116 N Riverside Ave, ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Significant winds have made it incredibly hard for first responders to fight the several wildfires in our region. The National Weather Service said the Valley saw the strongest of the winds on Tuesday. Some of those gusts ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – An Emergency Operations Center was set up Tuesday afternoon as the Almeda Fire began to burn north. The city of Ashland was the first to get official information out to the public about the fire. As the ...

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