Fourth of July Firework Safety

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, and with just two more weeks to go, fire crews are urging people to light fireworks with caution. In Oregon only certain fireworks are allowed to be sold.  Those that fly in the air, like bottle rockets and fire crackers, are illegal in the … Continue reading »

Fire Agencies Respond to Illegal Burns

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Fire agencies in Southern Oregon have responded to several illegal burn calls since fire season started on June 2. Typically, offender could get a warning or a citation with a fine depending on how serious the offense is. Those officials add that a person could be responsible for damages that come … Continue reading »

RCC Students Undergo Live Fire Training

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Fire Science students at Rogue Community College are testing out their fire skills just in time for final exams and fire season. On Wednesday at Jackson County Fire District Three, nearly a dozen Fire Science students got to suit up and practice putting out house fires, vehicle fires, and other common … 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 »

Wood Stove Starts Fire In Central Point

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Crews from Jackson County Fire district 3 respond to a fire at a Central Point area home Saturday morning. Fire crews believe it started in a wood stove. “The best advice for wood stoves is to make sure they are installed properly. Combustibles too near the flue, it’s just a matter … Continue reading »