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Firefighters Called Out A Second Time To Site of Ashland Area Blaze

By Jim McCoy Thu 14th February Newsfire
Just hours after fighting a big fire at a home on North Valley View Road near Ashland, firefighters once again found themselves fighting flames at the same residence early this morning. District 5 Fire Chief Dan Marshall says that all the second fire did was burn up some remaining fuels. The first fire destroyed a two-story, 3,500 square foot home on Wednesday.Read More »

Neighboring Medford Homes Catch Fire

By Jim McCoy Fri 1st February Newsfire
The Medford Fire Department responded at just after 4 a.m. today to a fire that had spread from one home to another at 25 and 29 Willamette Avenue. Responding firefighters were alerted by neighbors expressed concern over the possibility of residents trapped in the homes and a search was conducted.Read More »

Fire Damages East Medford Home

By Jim McCoy Wed 9th January Newsfire
An early morning fire has damaged a Medford home. An attic and garage were damaged to a home in the 1-thousand block of Camellia Avenue after being reported at 4:17 a.m. this morning. The home owner and her children escaped without injury. An investigation of the fire continues.

Morning Fire Quickly Extinguished at Erickson Air Crane

By Jim McCoy Thu 20th December NewsErickson Air Cranefire
Firefighters from Jackson County Fire District Three and Medford Fire and Rescue quickly put down a fire reported at 4:40 a.m. today at Erickson Air Crane. Security personnel were the only employees at the scene at the time of its start and made the emergency call. Crews are saying the blaze started when an air compressor caught fire. Firefighters are investigating the cause.Read More »

Early Morning Medford Fire Damages Cars, Carport

By Jim McCoy Mon 3rd December Newsfire
About $100,000 damage was done from a carport fire at an apartment complex on Oak Grove Road in Medford this morning. The carport and three cars, and the blaze may well have totaled a 4th vehicle. Firefighters responded to a 2:30 a.m. call. No one was injured. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading to the apartments, however a window was broken out, likely from the heat.Read More »

Early Morning Fire at Vacant Medford Home Prompts Evacuation

By Jim McCoy Wed 28th November Newsfire
A 3 a.m. fire at 414 West Jackson in Medford prompted the evacuation of two neighboring homes. It spread to the home next door at 412 West Jackson. The resident and her cats made it out of the home safely. The cause is unknown. No one was injured.

Fire At Boise Cascade

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th October NewsBoise Cascadefire
There was a fire at the Boise Cascade mill on North Pacific Highway this morning. Fortunately no one was injured. It started in a wood chip storage bin and affected another. Crews from Jackson County Fire District 3 cooled the bins with water.Read More »

Fire Destroys Shop on Eagle Point Property

By Jim McCoy Tue 28th August NewsEagle Point newsfire

Fire investigators are working today to try to determine what may have caused a shop fire at 377 Dahlia Terrace in Eagle Point Monday night at around 8 p.m. The building was described as a “complete loss” by battalion chief  Myron Harvey of Jackson County Fire District 3.Read More »

Passerby Alerts Residents, Fire Department To Fire

By Jim McCoy Fri 24th August NewsfireGrants Pass news

An alert passerby in Grants Pass this morning helped keep a residential fire from becoming a tragedy. Daron Dawson was driving to work on Williams Highway when he saw smoke coming from what looked like an open burn on Bryan Court.Read More »

Fire Damages Shop, Shed on Jasmine Ave. In Medford

By Jim McCoy Thu 23rd August Newsfire

An estimated $40,000 dollars damage was done to a shed and shop on Jasmine Avenue in southwest Medford this morning. The fire started in the shed that contained an unattended propane-fueled meat-smoking appliance that was in operation.Read More »

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