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Wood Stove Overheats Christmas Morning


EUGENE, Ore. — Firefighters say an overheated wood stove is to blame for a morning house fire in Eugene. Crews were called just before 11 a.m. to a home in the 4300 block of Blanton Heights Road. We’re told the family lit a fire in the stove, but then it started to smoke. “We got … Continue reading »

Fire Damages RV & Boat Storage Facility


JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Lane Fire Authority is investigating a fire at an RV and boat storage facility that damaged more than a dozen boats and RVs. Investigators say the fire caused more than a million dollars of damage. The fire marshal says a refrigerator malfunction in one of the RVs stored in the … Continue reading »

Electrical Problem Causes Apartment Fire


EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says an electrical issue is to blame for a fire that destroyed four apartment units on South Willamette Street. Firefighters say an electrical malfunction in the ceiling of the second story unit started the fire. Two firefighters were hurt battling the fire. They were both released from the … Continue reading »

Fire Displaces South Eugene Residents


EUGENE, Ore. — Several Eugene residents don’t have a place to live Sunday night after an early morning fire destroyed their house in South Eugene.  Two firefighters were also hurt. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says it’s unsure how many people were living in the house on South Willamette Street when the fire broke out, but … Continue reading »

Two Firefighters Injured in House Fire


EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says two firefighters were injured and sent to the hospital early Sunday morning, after fighting an extensive house fire in Eugene. The call came in just after 3:00 a.m. for a structure fire on the 1900 block of Willamette Street. When crews arrived they saw the upstairs of … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Barn in Harrisburg


HARRISBURG, Ore. — An overnight fire destroyed a barn in Harrisburg Saturday night. Around midnight Saturday night a large barn filled with straw caught fire and collapsed shortly after the fire started.  All that remains of the more than 300 foot long barn Sunday was piles of debris and straw still burning. The barn’s owner … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Garage, Residents Escape


EUGENE, Ore. — A Bethel-area family is without a home after a fire destroyed their garage and caused extensive smoke damage throughout the home. It happened just before 5:30 p.m., in the 59-hundred block of Latour Lane. Crews say they managed to keep most of the fire inside the garage. The garage was packed with … Continue reading »

Springfield Apartment Fire


SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– A space heater may be the cause of an overnight apartment fire in Springfield. At about 2:30am, the Eugene Springfield Fire Department responded to the 300 block of Main Street. One unit in the 22 unit building caught on fire. All 25 residents evacuated safely thanks to working smoke detectors. Fire crews also … Continue reading »

Community Helps Family in Drain Fire


DRAIN, Ore. — A fire destroyed a business and attached housing area in Drain this weekend. Now the small town is working to help the family that lost their home and business. Fire investigators worked to figure out what caused a three story building to burn down this weekend. A two-alarm fire destroyed the building … Continue reading »

Band Works to Keep Dream Alive


CRESWELL, Ore. — The show goes on for a local band that lost their music equipment in an apartment fire early Saturday. “It almost brings tears to my eyes thinking about it,” said lead singer Gared Sanne, One Dollar Chack. But it’s a song local band One Dollar Check is clinging to in a time … Continue reading »

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