Ruch School, Fire Dept. Team Up

RUCH, Ore. — The Applegate Valley is looking to get an early start on fire prevention this year, beginning with the kids at Ruch Community School. The Appplegate Fire District applied for a grant that would benefit the school and provide fire science education for the students. If awarded, the money would help create more … Continue reading »

Medford Fire Fighters Hold Open House

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford fire fighters opened their doors to community members today to kick off fire prevention week. Kids got to run around the training area at Fire Station 4, learning everything from how to use the fire house to crawling and running through obstacles. Fire fighters taught kids about fitness, fire safety and … Continue reading »

List of Fires Burning in Our Region

SOUTHWEST, Ore. — Below is a list of fires burning our region with acreage, containment levels, location and any evacuations you need to be aware of. This is frequently updated, please check back for updates. The Beaver Complex containing  The Oregon Gulch Fire – Cascade-Siskiyou Nat’l Monument – 36,568 acres – 35% contained – Lightning caused The Salt … Continue reading »

Oregon Gulch Fire Grows: More Evacuation

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a LEVEL THREE EVACUATION for some residents on Copco Road near Ashland. Residents who live near surrounding roads also say they have been issued level one evacuations as well. The Oregon Gulch Fire is burning at least 5,300 acres and growing rapidly in the Cascade-Siskiyou … Continue reading »