Overnight Fire Rips Through Medford Home

MEDFORD, Ore. – Fire investigators and crews worked through the night to put out a fire that fully engulfed a vacant home. According to the Medford Fire Department they received a call of a fully involved structure fire at 4:47 A.M., Saturday. Fire investigators were still on scene at 7:00 A.M., but reported that there … Continue reading »

Fire Nearly Destroys Home on Holiday

MEDFORD, Ore. — For one family this Thanksgiving, they could only watch as their home went up in flames late Thursday night. Medford Fire Battalion Chief Erin Sawall said, “Most of the house is unlivable at this time.” Several nearby residents were forced to evacuate their homes around midnight when the house on the 3000 … Continue reading »

Propane Hose to Blame for Murphy Fire

MURPHY, Ore. – Officials with Rural/Metro Fire say a leaky propane hose is to blame for a Sunday evening house fire in Murphy. That fire left one resident in intensive care, and sent a firefighter to the hospital with extreme heat exhaustion. The fire consumed much of the house, totaled three vehicles, and left two … Continue reading »

Fires Keep Rogue Valley Crews Busy

MEDFORD, Ore. – Firefighters say as temperatures heat up, it’s combining with wind to help dry out fire fuels, and allow fires to burn faster. Fire crews across Southern Oregon responded to several grass fires and house fires in just the past day. Monday afternoon, Medford firefighters responded to Clark and Cedar Streets around 2 … Continue reading »

Crews Battle Four-Hour House Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford fire crews battled a structure fire early Saturday morning that lasted for over four hours. Just before 2:00am, fire crews responded to the 2400 block of Pembroke Circle for a fire inside a home. Medford Fire sent four engines and a supplemental rig, about 15 firefighters in total. No one was … Continue reading »

Another Vacant House Fire in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Fire investigators have determined the house fire reported Tuesday morning was arson. Officials are now saying this arson is linked to the string of other fires that have occurred in vacant homes over the past year Medford Fire & Fire District 3 responded to the vacant house fire on Stewart Avenue … Continue reading »

Overnight House Fire In Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — A house on west Medford on Chestnut Street is a total loss after a fire that occured around 3:00 a.m. on Friday. Fire officials say when crews from Medford Fire and Fire District 3 arrived, they found the home fully involved. Officials say the home was occupied and it appeared the smoke … Continue reading »

Smoking Near Oxygen Tank Starts Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — More than thirty firefighters responded to an early morning house fire on Willamette Avenue in Medford just after midnight Friday. Officials said flames damaged much of the interior of the house, but the four people living inside were able to get out safely. The house next door suffered minor damage to its … Continue reading »

Family’s Home Burned To The Ground

PHOENIX, Ore. — A Rogue Valley family is without their home and their dog is missing after a fire destroyed their home early Saturday morning. The call came in around 4:45 a.m. Saturday morning and and crews from Jackson County Fire District 5, Medford Fire and Fire District 3 responded to the call on Coleman … Continue reading »

Structure Fire In Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — A fire Wednesday morning in Medford burned most of one house to the ground, and almost spread to a second house. Fire crews arrived at the scene on the 400 block of Jackson Street, around 3 a.m. that morning. Fire crews believe the fire started in a garage and spread to the … Continue reading »