Vacant House Fire “Suspicious”

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire investigators are now considering an early morning house fire “suspicious.”  The fire broke out around 5 a.m. in the 1000 block of easy street in Medford. Fire crews arrived on scene shortly after the 911 phone call was made and were able to contain the fire to the garage and attic. … Continue reading »

Woman Taken to Hospital After Accident

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A woman was transported to the hospital with minor injuries after a rollover crash on Old Stage Road.  The accident happened just after 11 a.m.  Fire District Three along with Jackson County Sheriff’s officials were on the scene. Only person and her vehicle were involved in the crash.  Authorities say the driver … Continue reading »

Firefighters Open Door to Help Aquarium

GOLD HILL, Ore. — With ice on the interstate and chains on their tires, the weather proved to be much colder than two men coming from southern California anticipated. “We were coming down and we had to chain up and we were going really slow at that point, trying to find a warm place that … Continue reading »

Manufactured Homes Offered to Fire Crews

MEDFORD, Ore. – Fire District Three is becoming the first in Southern Oregon to offer manufactured homes for their firefighters. The homes will offer couches, a living room, beds, even a washer & drier. Fire officials say the more firefighters you have living in residence, the faster you can respond. “You’re looking at firefighter EMT … Continue reading »