Fire Burns Near Highway 38

NEAR ELKTON, Ore. — A close call for fire crews Monday night as they worked to put out a brush fire near Highway 38. It broke out at about 2:45 p.m. off of Highway 38 between Drain and Elkton. The Douglas Forest Protective Association says it burned between 15 and 20 acres, getting dangerously close … Continue reading »

Fires Burn Near Eugene, Cottage Grove

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews are still on the scene of a brush fire that broke out just west of Eugene Wednesday night. The fire is near West 11th Avenue and Greenhill Road. So far it has burned about 40 acres. Although most of the fire was extinguished Wednesday night, as the sun came up and … Continue reading »

Homes Evacuated Due to Brush Fire

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — A small brush fire Saturday forced the evacuation of a dozen homes. The fire started around 5 p.m. at East Third and West Oak Road. Luckily, there were helicopters already staged in the area for the ongoing Staley Fire and the fire was put out quickly. The fire charred two acres. There … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Quickly Knock Down Brush Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — Quick action may have helped to save some homes from a brush fire. Flames tore through a field near Dale Kuni Road and Emerald Valley Drive. Crews managed to stop the fire which was burning right next to a residential area. As for a possible cause, one homeowner gave her take after … Continue reading »

Juvenile Charged in Bend Brush Fire

BEND, Ore. – Bend Police charged a juvenile for setting a fire in a local park two weeks ago. On Friday, July 19, Bend Police and fire crews responded to a brush fire across from Farewell Bend Park. Police say witnesses saw four juvenile males fleeing from the area as the fire started. Officers say … Continue reading »

West Eugene Streets Closed Due to Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police have shut down several streets in west Eugene due to a fire in the area. Police say West 11th Avenue from North Terry to Greenhill Road. They say the fire started at Highway 126 and Greenhill Road. Police don’t know how long the road will be restricted. Detours have been … Continue reading »

Crash Sparks Brush Fire

ALBANY, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a driver fell asleep at the wheel and then started a brush fire Monday afternoon. Troopers say Joseph Bagg fell asleep on Highway 20. His car ran off the road and hit a power pole. Sparks from the live wires then ignited a brush fire. Bagg wasn’t hurt, … Continue reading »

Crews Fight Brush Fire near Dorris Ranch

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Multiple fire units were called to area near Dorris Ranch in Springfield just before 4 a.m. Friday. Multiple people called 911 to report flames and smoke. Springfield fire crews worked fast to contain the fire and mop up the scene. Crews will continue the investigation into the cause of the fire Friday. … Continue reading »