Firefighters Train in SOU Dorm Building

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland firefighters trained inside an old SOU dorm Saturday to respond more efficiently to fires inside buildings with long hallways. Fire crews spent the afternoon doing drills to run hoses in and out of the dorm building. Firefighters did multiple scenarios in the building responding to different floors and laying hose. They … Continue reading »

Fire Dept. Helps Craft Emergency Kits

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Fire and Rescue is preparing for winter with an emergency preparedness session. More than 400 people came out to the Ashland Armory on Saturday to learn how to prepare a kit for use immediately after an emergency; this could include surviving out in the cold, or natural disasters like earthquakes or … Continue reading »

Pet Saved from Ashland Mobile Home Fire

ASHLAND, Ore. — Firefighters were able to rescue a pet from a fire at a mobile home park Monday morning. Crews from Fire District 5 and Ashland Fire responded to the fire at the Bear Creek Mobile estates outside Ashland around 9 a.m. They said the person inside the house saw smoke coming out of … Continue reading »

Ashland Discusses New Budget

ASHLAND, Ore. — On Wednesday evening, the first of several meetings for the proposed budget for the next two years for the city of Ashland will be take place at the council chambers. This is the first time the city will attempt to approve a biennial budget. Wednesday night’s meeting will be the first of … Continue reading »