IVFD had busy weekend

On July 2, 7:52 p.m., Illinois Valley Fire District, American Medical Response, ODF Southwest Oregon District responded to a fully involved shop/barn at the block of 6400 Lakeshore Drive. There was some flames that spread to the wildland.
Marty Hertler, a wildland contractor was first on scene and was able to keep the spot fires controlled.
The shop was a total loss. There were no injuries and the fire has been extinguished and mopped up.
Rural Metro Fire – Josephine County , covered the district during the incident.

On July 4, 11:49 a.m., Illinois Valley Fire District and Oregon Department of Forestry responded to an area way past the end of Pine Cone Drive for the report of a trailer on fire. Arriving units found a fifth-wheel trailer mostly collapsed right in the middle of dense brush! Fortunately, very little spread to wild land! According to firefighters the access was “very difficult.” The fire was out and was monitored.