Illinois Valley Fire District

Structure fire in Selma under investigation

SELMA, Ore.– First responders answered a call for a structure fire in Selma early Sunday morning. Illinois Valley Fire District received calls around 4 a.m. to a home on the 18002 block of Redwood Highway. Firefighters say smoke detectors did go off and …

UPDATE: Missing man with dementia found deceased

ILLINOIS VALLEY, Ore.– *UPDATE*: The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that 63-year-old Russel Wilcox has been found deceased. On Friday afternoon, the sheriff’s office was notified about an unoccupied vehicle located down an embankment on a forest service road south of Takilma by Christmas Tree …

AMR, Mercy Flights end partnership

JOSEPHINE COUNTY – American Medical Response in Josephine County has ended its partnership with Mercy Flights. That means those who are subscribed to the current program with them, called Paramed, will only be receiving coverage for ground transportation starting in July. According …

Two vehicle crash on Rockydale Road

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — The Illinois Valley Fire District responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 3600 block of Rockydale road Saturday afternoon. It happened just before 2 p.m. According to IVFD, one of the vehicles was flipped on its side. The driver of the …

Mattress fire destroys mobile home in Selma

ILLINOIS VALLEY, Ore.– A mattress fire in Illinois Valley decimated a mobile home late Sunday night. According to Illinois Valley Fire District, a mobile home in Selma caught on fire after a mattress fell on top of a propane heater. The mobile …