Lessons from Fire Near Beacon Hill

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Less than a week after the 115 acre fire outside of Grants Pass, the community is coming together to ensure all homes are better protected from the risk of wildfire. On Friday, May 31, the fire came very close to about 160 homes on Beacon Hill. Fire crews say there was … Continue reading »

Man Who Escaped Fire Recounts Story

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — It’s been less than a week since smoke filled the sky above I-5 in Grants Pass during the beacon drive incident. One man recounts his escape from the flames. Wednesday was a more normal day for Home and Business Concierge Watch Officer Jim Cadenhead, the same can’t be said for last … Continue reading »

Structure Fire In Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Firefighters from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety were able to quickly extinguish a fire of an abandoned building on Monday. The structure fire in the old Forest Service Compound at 1012 SW L Street in Grants Pass. The first arriving engine found smoke and fire coming from the exterior … Continue reading »

Fire Tears Through Grants Pass Apartment

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A fire tore through an apartment complex late Wednesday afternoon. Fire crews are still on the scene of the structure fire in Grants Pass. Grants Pass fire officials say this is one of the largest structure fires in the city limits this summer. The fire started around 3 p.m. this afternoon. … Continue reading »

Grants Pass House Destroyed In Fire

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Overnight, the Grants Pass Rural Metro Fire Department battled a fire at a home on Peaceful Valley Lane. They are not sure how it started, but it completely destroyed the home’s large 2-story garage and storage area. The occupants of the property were asleep in the home that was only about … Continue reading »