mercy flights

Smoke grounds Mercy Flights helicopters

Fires are filling the valley with smoke hampering visibility and grounding Mercy Flights helicopters. Chief Executive Officer Doug Stewart with Mercy Flights says patients far away from hospitals haven’t been able to receive help as quickly without the use of helicopters. He …

Pediatric patient involved in accident on Mt. Ashland

Mt. Ashland, Ore. — A traumatic accident occurred on Mount Ashland just before three Monday afternoon. NBC5 doesn’t know her name yet, but according to Ashland Fire & Rescue, a 15-year-old girl was airlifted from the mountain. Through the work of Ashland Fire & Rescue, …

Heat sickness

Medford, Ore., – With temperatures starting to rise in the valley, so is the risk of getting heat sickness. Mercy Flights paramedics say they start to see a lot more people getting heat stroke, or fainting as soon as the summer temperatures …