Tenants Still Seeking Answers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thanksgiving is just around the corner, but tenants at one Springfield apartment complex are being forced to figure out last minute where they’ll be celebrating this year. It’s been three days since they were told they would have to move because their apartment building has been declared unsafe to live in. The … Continue reading »

Tenants Forced Out of Apartments

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Residents in a Springfield apartment complex now have about 24 hours to get out. City officials say the building violates a number of fire codes and is no longer safe to live inside. Residents received notice Thursday night that they had 48 hours to vacate the premises, due to violation of fire, … 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 »

Eugene Crews Extinguish Apartment Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Firefighters say a Eugene woman’s quick thinking saved her apartment complex from going up in flames. They say when the woman got home from the store, she saw a fire under her kitchen sink and immediately called 9-1-1 for help. It happened at about 12:45 p.m. Thursday on Fetters Loop in west … Continue reading »

Fire Marshal Investigates Apartment Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire marshal is trying to determine what sparked a fire at a Springfield apartment complex. The fire started a little before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. When crews arrived to the McKenzie Meadow Apartments on Oakdale Avenue, they found a fire on the ground floor of a three story apartment building. They were … Continue reading »

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 … Continue reading »

Folks Return Home After Overnight Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents forced from their apartments Friday night following a fire were back home Saturday. The fire broke out just after 10 p.m. on Kinsrow in Eugene. Residents living in the Willamette Gardens complex as well as neighbors said the fire caused quite the commotion. Residents said it all started in a kitchen … Continue reading »

Investigators Not Sure of Fire Cause

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Investigators aren’t sure what caused the fire at a Springfield apartment complex Thursday morning. The fire marshal went back to the scene Friday. He says Thursday the complex was too busy with all the displaced tenants trying to figure out what to do. The apartment manager says the families affected by the … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Springfield Apartment Units

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield apartment complex caught on fire Thursday morning, and investigators are trying to figure out how. The fire at Brentwood Estates affected families in four units. Everyone is okay, but you can see this one unit is badly damaged. “I looked out my window and they were banging on their door, … Continue reading »

Apartment Dumpsters Set on Fire

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police are looking for the person who lit several apartment dumpsters on fire. The first fire happened just before midnight Sunday next to a building in the 800 Block of SW Washington Avenue and damaged a laundry room. The second fire was two blocks near 7th and SW Washington and damaged a … Continue reading »