Urgent Care Prepares for Ebola

EUGENE, Ore. — Questions about Ebola preparedness are everywhere, including in Oregon. With flu season just around the corner, staff with the Eugene Urgent Care Clinics say they’re always prepared for any infectious disease this time of year, but a false Ebola case last week really kicked things into high gear and they’ve been working … Continue reading »

Motor Home Fire Investigation

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene-Springfield firefighters responded to a motor home fire in Eugene. It happened on the 3000 block of Firwood Way at 5:10am Friday. Flames engulfed the motor home and spread to surrounding trees, vegetation, and a fence. Fortunately, firefighters knocked it out before flames could spread to nearby homes. The fire department says the … Continue reading »

Power Restored to Cal Young Area

EUGENE, Ore. — Power was restored to some 2,500 residents following a substation failure near Cal Young Middle School, EWEB officials said. The power went out around 6 a.m. and was restored by 8:30 a.m. Cal Young Middle School opened on schedule under backup power, said Principal Kim Watry. No cause for the outage has … Continue reading »

Corvallis Fire Fully Contained

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Fire crews say the fire that broke out in Northwest Corvallis Friday night is fully contained, but crews are still mopping up hot spots. Just after 8:30 p.m., the Corvallis Fire Department responded to a large grass fire in Chip Ross Park, near the park’s entrance on NW 29th Street and NW … Continue reading »

Mandatory Fire Evacuation Lifted

CORVALLIS, Ore. — All mandatory evacuations have been lifted in Northwest Corvallis, after a fire broke out Friday night. Neighbors say they saw smoke around 8:30 p.m. in the Chip Ross Park area, and by 9 p.m., the city was illuminated with a red glow. The smell of smoke filled streets throughout the entire city, … Continue reading »

Fire Erupts in Northwest Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. —   Crews are working on a large fire that erupted in northwest Corvallis Friday night. Police are asking many residents to leave their homes. The fire is off 29th Street near the Timberhill Athletic Center. Oregon State Police, Corvallis Police Department and Benton County Sheriff’s Office are on scene helping firefighters evacuate homes. The fire … Continue reading »

Fatal Car Accident on Highway 58

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — A man is dead after an early morning crash on Highway 58. Oregon State Police says it happened at about 3:30 a.m. Friday, about 25 miles east of Oakridge. Troopers say a Freightliner truck was headed west, pulling a trailer loaded with tree products. The driver lost control on a downhill curve, … Continue reading »

Fire Damages House in Creswell

CRESWELL, Ore. — A Creswell homeowner doesn’t know where to turn after losing her home of 23 years to a fire. Smoke billowed out of windows Wednesday afternoon and crews worked hard to douse the flames. This happened around 4:30 p.m. at the corner of 2nd and A Street in Creswell. South Lane Fire/EMS Training … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash on Highway 20 in Albany

UPDATED at 11:15 A.M. ALBANY, Ore. — US Highway 20, the Albany-Corvallis Highway, is now open near NW Scenic Drive in Albany, after a fatal crash Thursday morning. Oregon State Police were called to the scene just before 7:00 a.m. Investigators say a male driver in a ford station wagon traveling westbound was struck head-on by an … Continue reading »

Fiery Crash Kills One on Hwy. 58

NEAR LOWELL, Ore. — A fiery, head-on crash killed one person on Highway 58, about 12 miles east of Pleasant Hill. Troopers say a Dodge pickup driven by a man was eastbound on Highway 58. It crossed the centerline and hit a truck hauling a semi-trailer loaded with computers and tires. OSP says the truck … Continue reading »

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