Dumpster Fire Smokes Alley

EUGENE, Ore. — No open flames, but lots of heavy smoke from an early morning dumpster fire in Eugene. It happened on the 1300 block of 19th Avenue around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Eugene-Springfield firefighters say whatever caused the fire was smoldering for quite some time and that the smoke, was thankfully the worst of it. … Continue reading »

Dumpsters Catch Fire on Moving Truck

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Safety training really paid off for one Corvallis truck driver on Friday, after the dumpsters he was hauling caught fire. For truck driver Brad Pitts, Friday morning started out to be just like any other work day at Republic Services. He picked up two boxes – which are industrial-sized dumpsters – and … Continue reading »