Old Kim’s Restaurant Used to Train

MEDFORD, Ore. — Firefighters typically train to rescue others, but on Wednesday, they practiced techniques to rescue each other. The former Kim’s Restaurant is scheduled to be torn down and it was a perfect place for training grounds. In the next couple of months, brand new firefighters with Medford Fire-Rescue and Fire District No. 3 will … Continue reading »

Medford Fire Train For Emergency

MEDFORD, Ore. – On Thursday, Medford fire crews gathered in an outdoor classroom for training at the wreckage lot behind Star Auto Body. “We’ve got a vehicle on its side upside down. We’ve got two vehicles on top of each other and we’ve also got a larger vehicle; we’ve got a bus that’s on top … Continue reading »

Medford Firefighters Train With Hazmats

By Christy Lewis MEDFORD, Ore. — Local fire officials said they’re paying close attention to something that doesn’t occur on a day-to-day basis. Thursday they worked on a skill that they may not use, but are adamant about maintaining. Smoke billows from a car crash, fire officials arrive on scene and begin their rescue, except … Continue reading »