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 »

Garage Fire in Josephine County Under Investigation

By Jim McCoy Wed 22nd August Newsarsonfire

Rural/Metro and Grants Pass firefighters were called out Tuesday night to a detached garage fire at 2046 Allen Creek Road. Nobody was hurt, and an estimate thousand dollars damage was done.Read More »

No One Hurt In I-5 RV Fire

By Jim McCoy Mon 20th August Newsfire

A Medford couple walked away unhurt from the I-5 fire near Gold Hill that destroyed their motor home. The Mail Tribune reports 85-year-old Joy Adreon says she and her husband, 86-year-old Leon Adreon, were driving south on I-5 around 3:30 p.m. Sunday when they heard a large popping sound coming from their vehicle.Read More »

Fire Outside Napa Auto Parts In Grants Pass

By Jim McCoy Fri 10th August NewsfireGrants Pass news

Grants Pass police discovered a fire just after 1 a.m. this morning on Southeast 7th street, at the southeast corner of the Napa Auto Parts store. Firefighters were called in to fight the fire and extinguished it within minutes. The building suffered some damage, and that is still being assessed.Read More »

Fire Burns Home on Rogue River Highway

By Jim McCoy Thu 9th August NewsfireGrants Pass news

Grants Pass firefighters took on a fire Wednesday afternoon at 1527 Rogue River Highway. A fire that started in the garage spread to the home and a 75-foot tree.Read More »

Fire Hits Roadless Area in Southeastern Oregon

By Jim McCoy Thu 26th July Newsfire

Firefighters in southeastern Oregon are battling a blaze in a roadless area near the Nevada border where the grass and sagebrush has been dried out and moths have killed vegetation.
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Blackwell Road House Fire

By Jim McCoy Fri 20th July Newsfire

A fire did "significant damage" to a house on Blackwell Road this morning. A neighbor reported the blaze to Jackson County Fire District 3 after 9 a.m. 

Nobody was home at the time of the incident. The surrounding land and garage were unharmed.Read More »


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