Rural Metro Fire

Fatal crash on Redwood Hwy at Hayes Hill

WONDER, Ore. — Around 5 PM Sunday evening, Rural Metro fire, AMR Josephine County and Illinois Valley Fire District responded to a head on crash on Redwood Highway at Hayes Hill. Rural Metro says four occupants had to be extricated from the …

Learning the key terms used during fire season

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire season is, no doubt, a hectic time. Flames can spark within a matter of seconds and sometimes evacuation notices are quick to follow. “Firefighters will utilize terms… that’s really the best way for them to describe what is …

First responders participate in extrication training

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — First responders in Grants Pass brushed up on their skills in training exercises Wednesday. Rural Metro Fire and American Medical Response gathered at Cascade Recycling for extrication training. First responders got hands-on experience going through what it’s like …

Deadly early morning crash in Josephine County

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A single car left the road in the area of the 1100 block of Lower River Road, violently crashing into trees, just after 2:30 Saturday morning. The preliminary investigation has found that 38-year old, Jason Barker of Grants …

Third car crash at Grants Pass home

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A family of three was shaken up Thursday night after a pickup truck crashed into a tree just narrowly missing their home. The incident happened on the 3800 block of Cloverlawn drive around 5:15 p.m. The family who …

Vehicle misses Grants Pass home, hits tree

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Two people are recovering from a crash in Grants Pass Thursday night. Their vehicle narrowly missed a home where officials say at least two other accidents have taken place in the past. The truck crashed into a tree …