Reward Offered for Florence Arson Info

FLORENCE, Ore. — The owner of a Florence office building that burned down in December is now offering $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible. The building was located at the corner of 19th and Pine and the damage was estimated at more than $300,000. If you have any information, you’re … Continue reading »

Eugene Woman Arrested for Arson

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman is in the Lane County Jail accused of starting a fire in her own apartment. Investigators say firefighters were called out at around midnight to the house. It’s split into individual apartment units. Neighbors reported a tenant, Jennifer Snuggerud, was throwing burning material on the front porch of one … Continue reading »

ATM Fire Suspect Arrested

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police made an arrest in the ATM fire that happened Monday morning. Jeremy Kenneth Shorter, 33, is in the Lane County Jail, accused of torching the ATM outside of the Northwest Community Credit Union on Gateway Street. Investigators say he left some accelerants at the scene. Shorter also faces four counts … Continue reading »

Arson Suspected In ATM Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Eugene-Springfield Fire Marshals suspect arson may be to blame for an ATM fire early Monday morning. It happened at the Northwest Community Credit Union on the 3600 block of Gateway Street in Springfield at about 5:30am. It took crews just a couple minutes to put the flames out. The credit union says the … Continue reading »

2 Morning Fires, Arson Suspected

EUGENE, Ore.– Two early morning fires have investigators suspicious that an arsonist is at work. At 2:20 a.m. Tuesday, the Eugene-Springfield Fire Department responded to debris fire near the Big Y Liquor Store on West 6th Avenue in Eugene. An hour later, firefighters put out a dumpster fire just blocks away, on the 1600 block … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Arson

SCIO, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s office says on October 25 around midnight, they responded to a barn fire on the 37000 block of Jefferson-Scio Drive in Scio. First responders deemed the fire as suspicious. A post fire investigation will be conducted after the fire is out. The value of the hay destroyed in the fire is … Continue reading »

Corvallis Teens Arrested for Park Fire

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police arrested two juveniles for allegedly starting a fire in the Chip Ross Park area of Corvallis in early September. They say the 15-year-old and the 16-year-old were near the park, north of NW 29th Street to smoke marijuana. Police say both teens walked into the park, smoked marijuana, and began to … Continue reading »

Arson Damages Eugene School

EUGENE, Ore. — School officials are calling a small fire at 4J’s Pathfinder School an arson. The flames were spotted by a driver around 10:15 p.m. Thursday night and quickly extinguished by fire units. It appeared a pallet of cardboard boxes had been set on fire and shoved against the building, a district official said. … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Suspected Arsonist

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police have arrested Debra Irene Johns, who they believe is responsible for the multiple suspicious fires in Medford that began on June 25th. Medford Police believe Johns to be connected to 23 fires in downtown Medford in the past month, most recently in the Jackson County Jail bathroom on Wednesday morning. … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Fire: 55% Contained Thursday

Bend, Ore. — Fire crews have passed the half-way point in containment efforts of the Two Bulls Fire, burning west of Bend. According to the Central Oregon Fire Information Center website, the wildfire is 55% contained as of Thursday morning. Crews say that means the fire will not grow larger that its current 6,908-acre size. … Continue reading »

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