Ashland Prepares Early for Fire Season

ASHLAND, Ore. – This year’s fire season is expected to be severe prompting several local communities to get a head start on preparations. Sunday, Ashland residents hauled in potential fire fuels to be safely discarded before the official start to fire season. It’s all a part of the city’s Firewise Clean-up Day. It’s a free … Continue reading »

May is Oregon Wildfire Awareness Month

MEDFORD, Ore. – May is Oregon Wildfire Awareness Month and Oregon fire officials are spreading awareness about wildfire prevention. One major way people can stay safe during wildfire season is reducing their home’s vulnerability to wildfires. “Creating defensible space around your home is the single most important thing you can do to help save your … Continue reading »

Neighborhood Wins Fire Prevention Award

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A sign overlooks a ravine at the edge of the Forest Hills neighborhood, bearing two smiley faces and a friendly reminder to “please have a fire safe day.” “No snow in the mountains, no rain except for today… It’s really kind of scary,” said resident Ruth Lambert, a member of the … Continue reading »