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Woman falls forty feet by taking photo

PROSPECT, Ore. – A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries Tuesday after falling 40 feet in prospect. Jackson County Fire District 3 says she fell while taking a photo near a bridge close to the Avenue of Boulders. Her partner …

Seattle stairclimb postponed due to coronavirus

MEDFORD, Ore.– The coronavirus has begun to postpone and cancel many events across the world including one local to the Pacific Northwest. Medford firefighters learned on Thursday the annual LLS Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle was postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus. This …

Fire totals RV in White City

Firefighters contain an RV fire in White City, but can’t save the vehicle. It happened on the 2600 block of Avenue A last night. Firefighters say it’s a total loss. They were able to prevent the fire from spreading to a neighboring …

Local firefighters return home

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Local firefighters returned to Southern Oregon today after spending weeks helping fight the Australian bush fires. Jacksonville mother gleams with excitement before picking her son up at an airport in Medford. Linda Graham is a local business owner in …

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the clock

PHOENIX, Ore— First responders are still on the clock tonight while many of have the holidays off. Jackson County Fire District 5 says there are at least two people at the fire house this year, but there are more on call if …

Oregon strike teams help battle California fires

 SONOMA, Calif. — Firefighters from across the Rogue Valley are fighting fires in Northern California. According to the State Fire Marshal, 271 firefighters from across Oregon including Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Douglas Counties are in California. The strike teams arrived on Sunday …