Arson Not a Factor in Early Morning Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire investigators are ruling out arson in an early morning house fire on Newtown Street in downtown Medford. Units were dispatched to the fire at approximately 5 a.m. The report apparently came from the homeowner who woke up to the smell of fire on the back porch. The fire started in a … Continue reading »

Deputy Saves Woman from House Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Fire says a homeowner was saved from a house fire Saturday night thanks to the heroics of a sheriff’s deputy. Deputy Brendan Dodge happened to be driving by on the way to another call and saw the house on fire. Fire officials say Dodge kicked in the door and rescued the … Continue reading »