Crews Fight Apartment Fire Near UO

UPDATE: The Red Cross is helping dozens of residents who have been displaced after a 3-alarm fire erupted at a apartment complex near the University of Oregon Saturday night.

Fire officials say the blaze started on the second floor and spread to the third affecting roughly 40 units at 735 E. 14th Ave. There is extensive smoke damage to the complex. No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is unknown.


EUGENE, Ore. — Crews are fighting a 3-alarm fire at an apartment complex at 735 E. 14th Ave.

The fire spread to the second and third floors. Officials say┬áthere’s a “coordinated occupant search in progress.”

Eugene police are asking drivers to avoid the area around 14th near Hilyard and Alder as crews work to get this fire under control.

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