A fire tonight in townhouses off Barnett Road in east Medford heavily damaged at least two homes.

Firefighters from around the valley are fighting the blaze at Barnett Townhomes, 1868 E. Barnett Road.

The complex is tucked into a parcel of land near Barnett and Ellendale Drive, and part of Ellendale Drive is closed.

Witnesses said residents of units involved in the blaze were at home when the fire was reported after 8 p.m., but no one appeared to have been injured.

- Staff reports