Police Search for Possible Witness

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police have now released surveillance pictures of a man they say may have information on a grass fire that burned in the field behind Pet Country on July 24th. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, which burned approximately one acre and damaged some power poles. Investigators determined the fire was human … Continue reading »

Medford Grass Fire Contained

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several engines and fire crews headed out to a grass fire along Highway 99 in Medford, which could have quickly spread to a number of businesses. The grass fire sparked Wednesday, behind the Grange Co-Op’s Pet Country store. Fire fighters headed out shortly before 4:30 p.m. They quickly got a handle on … Continue reading »

Fire Season Over, Fire Risks Continue

NEAR RUCH, Ore. – Just because fire season may be over, doesn’t mean the fire risks are gone, too. Firefighters from Applegate Fire District 9 responded to a two-acre grass fire on Humbug Creek Road on Wednesday. Crews say the fire was sparked by an open burn that caught some nearby dry grass. The fire … Continue reading »

Warm Weather Sparks Fire Concerns

By Yessenia Anderson PHEONIX,Ore. — As temperatures increase and vegetation dries fire officials said fire risks are high. As those risks go up, so do the calls for firefighters. Crews at Fire District 5 in Phoenix have been prepping for the increase for months. That work includes getting grass engines in service, fire shelter training … Continue reading »