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Police Investigate West Medford Fire

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MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire fighters responded to a call of a home on fire near South Peach Street and West 12th Street in Medford just after 10:00 Monday night. The Medford police department is now doing an initial investigation on each fire in Medford before fire fighters even determine if a fire is suspicious.

This fire which appears to have started in the garage area and in a home in west Medford fits the pattern of previous arson fires. Fire fighters and police wouldn’t comment on a cause or if the house was occupied. The homes near the fire were evacuated as precaution but the flames didn’t spread.

All the commotion also brought out neighbors who said the fire did seem to pose a significant threat at first but firefighters quickly put it out.