Dumpster Fire Damages Business

EUGENE, Ore. — A dumpster fire caused a window at a business to blow out, Friday night. The Eugene Fire Department responded to the 700 block of Grant Street shortly after 7 p.m. Crews managed to limit the fire to the dumpster, but smoke caused damage to the outside of the building. No one was … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Dumpster Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department says an overnight dumpster fire near the University of Oregon campus was the work of an arsonist. Back in early October someone set fire to nearly a dozen dumpsters. Police say it’s hard to tell if this newest fire is related to those. But EPD says it knows … Continue reading »

Three More Dumpsters Set on Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second time this week, police and fire crews were called to the scene of yet another dumpster fire overnight. Just before 1:30 a.m. Friday, a witness called 9-1-1 reporting a fire coming out of a dumpster along Ferry Alley near 18th Avenue. When crews got there, they had to put … Continue reading »

String of Dumpster Fires Start Overnight

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Fire and Police were busy responding to at least six small fires in the downtown area Monday morning. The first call came in around midnight, which was for a dumpster fire on West 11th Avenue. That blaze was put out quickly, but crews deemed it suspicious. Around 2:00 a.m., firefighters responded … Continue reading »