Fire Displaces Medford Homeowner

MEDFORD, Ore. – Investigators say an unattended cooking pot is to blame for a house fire that displaced a Medford homeowner this afternoon. Firefighters from Medford Fire and Fire District Five received a call from neighbors around 1:00PM. They had to break in the front door after finding the homeowner wasn’t home and the house … Continue reading »

Two Possible Causes for House Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — Investigators narrowed down two possible causes that started a house fire Thanksgiving night. The fire damaged a home on the 3000 block of Mallard Lane. The fire started on the east side of the house. They say one possible cause could be from discarded ashes from a wood-stove that was dumped into … Continue reading »

No Clues Yet in Medford House Fire

MEDFORD, Ore – Fire investigators continued looking into what sparked a large fire in a Medford home Thursday night. The fire destroyed the garage and damaged part of the house on Mallard Lane shortly before midnight on Thursday. The family was able to escape safely as crews battled those flames. Friday morning, the family went … Continue reading »

Vacant Home Fire Under Investigation

MEDFORD, Ore. — A fire at a vacant home in Medford is under investigation. 4 engines arrived on the 1300 block of Ross Lane in Medford five minutes after the first call came in at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Fire fighters say the front bedroom was fully engulfed and the windows had already blown out. … Continue reading »

Family and Pet Escape Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford family and their pets safely escape a fire. Around 10 p.m. on Tuesday night, multiple fire engines responded to the 1500 block of Stardust Way in Medford. Fire and smoke was billowing out of the garage area when crews arrived. Investigators believe the flames started in the furnace area. They … Continue reading »

Flue Fire Threatens Medford Home

MEDFORD, Ore. — Multiple fire crews responded to put out a flue fire this afternoon. Several Medford Fire rescue engines responded to the home on the 800 block of Niantic Street in Medford. Fire crews say the flue fire from the residents home escaped into the wall. When crews arrived, they were able to extinguish … Continue reading »

Family In Need After House Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Medford family is still shaken up by a fire that destroyed their home a day before Thanksgiving. The Newcombe family is temporarily staying at a hotel, but is asking the community to help them get back on their feet. On Wednesday, flames destroyed half of the family’s home. No one was … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Medford Home

NEAR MEDFORD, Ore. – Just a day before Thanksgiving, a fire burns down most of a Medford home. The homeowners were not at home when the fire began, and crews are still looking into how it sparked. The house was on top of a large hill and firefighters had to wind their way up to … Continue reading »

Good Samaritan Helps Family Escape Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. – It was nearly a Halloween nightmare for one couple, if it hadn’t been for a Good Samaritan driving by Glen Grove Avenue in Medford. Two people and their dogs may not have realized their house was on fire until it was too late. Fire fighters got the call around 8:45 on Wednesday … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Part of Medford Home

By Steven Sandberg MEDFORD, Ore. — A fire destroys part of a home in Medford this morning, but firefighters are able to prevent the flames from spreading to nearby houses. The fire was contained to the backside of a home on Ivy Street just before 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Firefighters say no one was home … Continue reading »