Gas Leak Forces Road Closure

PHOENIX, Ore. – Emergency crews responded to Fern Valley Road Wednesday after construction crews working on the new Fern Valley Interchange in Phoenix accidentally hit a large gas line around noon. Crews from Fire District 5 said the break caused a large amount of gas to escape, and they quickly worked with Avista Utilities workers … Continue reading »

Warm Weather Sparks Fire Concerns

By Yessenia Anderson PHEONIX,Ore. — As temperatures increase and vegetation dries fire officials said fire risks are high. As those risks go up, so do the calls for firefighters. Crews at Fire District 5 in Phoenix have been prepping for the increase for months. That work includes getting grass engines in service, fire shelter training … Continue reading »