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 »

Fire Erupts in Northwest Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. —   Crews are working on a large fire that erupted in northwest Corvallis Friday night. Police are asking many residents to leave their homes. The fire is off 29th Street near the Timberhill Athletic Center. Oregon State Police, Corvallis Police Department and Benton County Sheriff’s Office are on scene helping firefighters evacuate homes. The fire … Continue reading »

Confined Space Drill For Corvallis Fire

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Imagine getting stuck in a confined space and not being able to get out. The Corvallis Fire Department says it gets called out to such scenarios, and crews need to be as prepared as possible when it does happen. On Thursday, the department conducted a drill at Oregon State University to practice … Continue reading »

Fire Damages Benton Plaza

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire Tuesday at the Benton Plaza downtown. Just before 4:30 a.m., firefighters responded to the building on the 100 block of SW 4th Street; upon arrival, crews encountered a partially burned, canvass awning. The awning had been extinguished by a Corvallis … Continue reading »