GRANTS PASS, Ore. – One person was injured after a two-story house in the 400 block of Griffin Road erupted in flames just before 7 p.m. Sunday. According to Rural Metro Fire, dispatch reported a person trapped on the second ...

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – The driver of a dump truck was extricated after the rig crashed at the ROBCO rock quarry Wednesday afternoon. According to a Facebook post by Rural Metro Fire, the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. just across ...

MURPHY, Ore. – Multiple resources responded to a structure fire in the 9800 block of North Applegate Road Sunday night. According to Rural Metro Fire, the call came in just after 7:30 p.m. Upon arrival firefighters say the fire was ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Rural Metro Fire reported several large slash piles burning early Thursday morning, near Placer. ODF is now handling the situation. According to the Rural Metro Fire Facebook page, the glow of the burning slash piles was seen ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – One person is being treated for serious injuries after their vehicle crashed, reportedly knocking down a powerline and starting a brush fire in the area of Jerome Prairie Wednesday night. According to Rural Metro Fire, firefighters ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Fire crews are currently responding to two grassfires, one north of Grants Pass and the other north of Wilderville. ODF and Rural Metro Fire are both working on an aggressive initial attack of a grassfire burning ...

WILDERVILLE, Ore. — A single vehicle crash killed two people in Wilderville Monday night. According to Rural Metro Fire, the crash happened just after 6 p.m. in the sharp s-curves along Highway 260 between Marcy Loop and Douglas Drive. Oregon ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — A barn remains intact after the family dog alerted it’s owner to a fire Wednesday night. Fire officials with Rural Metro Fire said the fire was started by a heat lamp inside a barn located in ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – In preparation of warmer weather and fire season, Saturday (3/23/2024) local firefighters performed live fire training in Grants Pass. At the 1500 block of Murphy Creek Road in Grants Pass, different agencies collaborated on their live ...

As temperatures drop, you might be using your fireplace more often. NBC5 News spoke with Rural Metro Fire Operations Chief, Austin Prince, about how chimney and wood stove owners can help prevent flue fires. Prince says the flue, the long ...

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