“Firewise” Spreads After Oak Knoll Fire

ASHLAND, Ore. — On August 24th 2010, a fire devastated the Oak Knoll neighborhood, and in the end eleven homes were lost. In the time since, homes have been rebuilt and the community is now more prepared. What began as a grass fire on one side of I-5 near exit 14 in Ashland turned into … 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 »