Dumpster Goes Up in Flames

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police say a small fire that started in a dumpster and another that sparked shortly afterward are being added to their list of suspicious fires. About 20 emergency personnel responded to a fire that sparked in a dumpster near Highway 99 off Fosch Street in an industrial area around 6:30 a.m. … Continue reading »

Arson Surveillance Video Released

EUGENE, Ore. — A number of arson cases this past month stumped Eugene police because they didn’t have any suspect description. That changed last week. Surveillance video taken outside Ta Ra Rin restaurant the morning of an arson gave investigators a lead. The restaurant is equipped with security cameras and they’re posted on the back … Continue reading »

Arson Surveillance Photos Released

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police say they will release surveillance footage Thursday of suspects lighting a restaurant on fire August 29. Someone lit a dumpster on fire at about 2:45 a.m. at Ta Ra Rin restaurant on 12th Avenue and Oak Street, which spread to the building. Police say the suspect appears to be a … Continue reading »

Suspected Arson at Eugene Restaurant

EUGENE, Ore. — Another fire is under investigation for arson–this time at Ta Ra Rin Restaurant in downtown Eugene. This is the third suspected arson this month to cause damage to a local business. All of those, along with numerous other smaller fires, are being investigated by the Eugene Police Department. Investigators cannot confirm yet … Continue reading »

Arson Victims Re-Open and Rebuild

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been a tough week for five Santa Clara businesses that shut down down after an arsonist set fire to their building last Monday. The suspect allegedly started the fire at the River Road Shopping Center back on August 13, burning cable boxes and electrical wires, leaving businesses without electricity for more … Continue reading »

Arsonist Burns RV Business

EUGENE, Ore. — Another Eugene business went up in flames Tuesday morning, and Eugene police say it’s the work of an arsonist. An office building at George Sutton RV on Highway 99 is destroyed. Fortunately the fire didn’t spread to any RVs, but an office building is gone. Sutton RV stayed opened for business because … Continue reading »

Suspicious Fire at Eugene RV Dealership

EUGENE, Ore. — A fire broke out at the George Sutton RV dealership on 7th Avenue Tuesday morning. The Eugene Fire Department received the call around 6:00 a.m. The fire destroyed an office building but did not spread to any of the RV’s. The office is a total loss, with damage estimated at over $100,000. … Continue reading »

Arsonist Burns Five Businesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are looking for a person who intentionally set some Santa Clara businesses on fire early Monday morning. Police say a witness at the nearby gas station saw flames and a tall man running away from the buildings. The damage is mostly to this exterior wall of Don Juan’s Family Restaurant. … Continue reading »

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