Rogue River Fire Prompts Evacuations

[UPDATE 2:00 p.m.] Anyone who was on a Level 3 evacuation is now on a Level 1 evacuation. Residents currently on this Level 1 evacuation notice are: 3,000 block of Rogue River Drive to the intersection of Rhodes Lane, Rhodes Lane, Kitty Lane, Osprey Drive, Greenleaf Drive, Colfax Way and Dry Creek Road. [UPDATE 8:10 … Continue reading »

Jackson County: Rogue River Fire Levy

ROGUE RIVER, Ore.– The Rogue River Fire Department is looking to replace equipment and make upgrades to the fire station. To do this, the county is asking voters to approve a 25-cent per $1,000 of assessed property value this May. Measure 12-123 would increase property taxes for three years. A 20 year capital improvement bond … Continue reading »

House Fire in Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Just before sunrise on Friday, a neighborhood in Rogue River woke to a fire burning through the roof of a home. The house fire was reported in Rogue River on the 100 block of Evans Creek Road across from Walnut Drive. Firefighters from Rogue River District, Grants Pass City Fire, and … Continue reading »

North River Road Fire Scorches 500 Acres

Apart from the tsunami, one other big natural disaster that made local headlines in 2011 was the Rogue River Fire, also called the North River Road Fire. Hundreds of firefighters responded to initial reports of multiple fires on August 18th. It ultimately was one giant fire that scorched over 500 acres near the city of … Continue reading »