MEDFORD, Ore. — A house on west Medford on Chestnut Street is a total loss after a fire that occured around 3:00 a.m. on Friday.
Fire officials say when crews from Medford Fire and Fire District 3 arrived, they found the home fully involved. Officials say the home was occupied and it appeared the smoke detectors did not work, but the neighbors alerted the occupant who was able to escaped unharmed.
Officials say they do not think this fire is related to the string of recent arson incidents in the area. NewsWatch12 was informed that the Red Cross has been notified to help the occupant who lost their home and belongings.
Medford Fire will continue to investigate this fire.