Barn Fire Investigation Continues

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Harrisburg Fire Department is still trying to figure out what caused a barn filled with straw to burn down this weekend. Investigators say it could take days to figure out what happened because of the size of the fire. The 300-foot long barn caught on fire around midnight Saturday night. The … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Barn in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Ore. — An overnight fire destroyed a barn in Harrisburg Saturday night. Around midnight Saturday night a large barn filled with straw caught fire and collapsed shortly after the fire started. ¬†All that remains of the more than 300 foot long barn Sunday was piles of debris and straw still burning. The barn’s owner … Continue reading »

Livestock Dead in Barn Fire

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — South Lane County Fire and Rescue was called to a barn fire at the intersection of London and Latham Roads in Cottage Grove around 6 a.m. Sunday. Crews arrived to find the structure fully involved with fire. The barn was being used as ¬†temporary housing for five occupants. No injuries were … Continue reading »

Man Found Dead in Barn Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Pleasant Hill Fire Department says a man died after a barn fire broke out in the 85000 block of Dilley Lane. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was 36-year-old Nicholas Wize. Investigators found his body inside the burning barn just before 8 a.m. It’s unknown how long Wize was … Continue reading »

Havurah Farm Barn Fundraiser

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Thurston family is receiving some much needed help Sunday after their barn went up in flames, killing more than 300 chickens. Dozens of people showed up at the Havurah Farm to help the Sherer family raise money for a rebuild and show their support after their barn full of chickens burned … Continue reading »

Community Helps Family Rebuild Barn

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The cause of a barn fire in Springfield is still under investigation, but the community is pulling together to help those affected. The fire reduced two sheds to ash and rubble and killed hundreds of chickens, but just days after the fire the community started to come out to help. They sent … Continue reading »

Hundreds of Chickens Dead in Barn Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire burned two barns in the Springfield area, and left hundreds of chickens dead. The farm, located on the 7900 block of Thurston Road, sold poultry to the local community. The farm’s owner said he woke up to flames spreading from one barn to the other. Fire crews were called to … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Barn

EUGENE, Ore. — A fire consumed a barn Tuesday night. This happened near the 87000 block of Dukhobar near Crow Road around 8:30 p.m. Lane Fire Authority responded, and though there are no hydrants in the area, officials say that didn’t slow them down. “This is something that we practice for, and quite honestly we’re … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Barn in Dexter

DEXTER, Ore. — A fire in Dexter reduced a barn to rubble Friday afternoon. Flames broke out on the 8200 block of Barbre Road in Dexter just after 1 p.m. Dexter, Lowell and Pleasant Hill fire departments responded. The fire was out in about 20 minutes. There’s not much left of the barn, which was … Continue reading »

Fire Consumes Vacant Barn

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Wednesday night fire consumed a barn on the 5600 block of C Street in Springfield. The fire, with massive 10 foot flames, started in a field and crews did not know who it belonged to. The barn was vacant. Crews worked into the night to tear down the barn. The cause … Continue reading »

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