New Trees for Corvallis Fire Dept.

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Downtown Corvallis Fire Department is getting a makeover with new trees. Members of the fire department were worried about the trees because they looked like they were dying or under stress. On Tuesday, the city removed most of the dying trees and pruned the ones that looked like they would survive. … Continue reading »

Dry, Hot Conditions Fuel Fire Danger

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Dry conditions, high temperatures and increasing winds are fueling fire danger throughout Corvallis. It’s been keeping firefighters at the Corvallis Fire Department busy. Battalion Chief Charles Carver says the department has been getting more calls recently. In the past two weeks, firefighters put out six fires. “Most of our fires have been … Continue reading »

House Fire Displaces Three OSU Students

CORVALLIS, Ore– Three Oregon State students lost most of their belongings when a fire destroyed  most of their house. The blaze occurred shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Thursday night in the 3100 block of North Grant Ave. in Corvallis. Firefighter’s  quickly responded and deployed attack lines, and had the blaze under control within 20 minutes. … Continue reading »

Corvallis Police Seek Arson Suspect

CORVALLIS, Ore.– Police in Corvallis are looking for a person who lit several apartment dumpsters on fire. The first fire occurred late Saturday on S.W. Washington Avenue,  where it damaged a laundry room. The second fire happened only two blocks away, that one damaged a fence and a vehicle. Anyone with information is urged to … Continue reading »