New Lawsuit Stemming From Oak Knoll Fire

ASHLAND, Ore. – Insurance companies that paid to rebuild several homes in Ashland’s Oak Knoll neighborhood after a fire in 2010 are suing the owners of a vacant lot where the fire began. Court records show Allstate, State Farm, Uniguard, Federal insurance and Valley Property & Casualty have filed lawsuits against the owners of a … Continue reading »

Lessons Learned After Oak Knoll Fire

ASHLAND, Ore. – More communities in Ashland are taking steps to keep their neighborhoods fire safe. They say they were inspired by the Oak Knoll fire, which burned 11 homes in Ashland exactly two years ago on Friday. Two years after the devastating effects of the Oak Knoll fire in Ashland, several communities within the … Continue reading »

Oak Knoll: 2 Years Later

Friday is the two year anniversary of the fire that devastated the Oak Knoll neighborhood in Ashland. 11 homes were lost in the fire. A transient, John Thiry, was charged with starting that fire. He was later acquitted of those charges. In the year following the Oak Knoll Fire, Ashland has used grant money and … Continue reading »