Eugene Fire Department Faces Major Cuts

EUGENE, Ore. — The fire department faces major cuts as the city of Eugene budget committee looks to cut $3 million from the 2015 fiscal year. Firefighters say the proposed cuts, which could be up to $700,000, would cut a vital resource for the community. Engine 2 at Fire Station 2 is the truck that … Continue reading »

Fire Department Presents New Logo

EUGENE/SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Eugene Springfield Fire Department is working on a whole new look. It just released the final version of its logo. Staff members say as the two departments have aligned more services, it became necessary to bring all the employees under one name and this will bring their merger one step closer … Continue reading »

Attorney Organizes Wills For Heroes

EUGENE, Ore. — Our first responders put themselves in harm’s way every day to protect our safety.¬†Often times they don’t prepare for the risks that can come with these dangerous jobs. That’s why Eugene Attorney Dan Prince is putting together a pro bono program to offer local first responders free wills and estate plans. It’s … Continue reading »

Crews Battle Fire At Apartment Complex

EUGENE, Ore.– Fire crews battled an apartment fire in Eugene Monday evening. Crews treated one person for smoke inhalation. The fire call went out about 7:45 p.m. to the Riviera Village Apartments off River Road. Crews had the fire out in about 5 minutes. One tenant was treated for smoke inhalation and that person’s apartment … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Arrested for Arson

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is behind bars, accused of setting his own home on fire. Police said, Cedrik Shanahan, was still on the scene when crews arrived. Investigators said Shanahan set fire to his house on Van Buren street in Eugene. They said Shanahan told them he started the fire with gasoline and … Continue reading »

Suspicious Fire Damages Vacant House

EUGENE, Ore. — Several crews responded to a house fire in west Eugene at about 3 a.m. on Sunday. The house, which is fire officials say is “somewhat vacant”, is located on 2500 block of Van Buren Street. The Eugene Fire Department is calling the blaze suspicious. An hour after fire crews arrived, Eugene Police … Continue reading »

West 11th Fire Cause Under Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Fire Department is still investigating what cause a grass fire to shut down parts of West 11th Avenue. Eugene police say the fire broke out Friday afternoon at Highway 126 and Greenhill Road. West 11th Avenue from North Terry to Greenhill Road were closed while dozens of crews battled the … Continue reading »

Fire Burns West Eugene Home

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Fire Department responded to a house fire just before 4 a.m. on Wednesday. Fire crews arrived at the house, located on the 3900 Block of Century Dr. in West Eugene, to find the top story of the house ablaze. The house’s two occupants were able to evacuate safely. Crews managed … Continue reading »

Building Fire Under Investigation

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene firefighters put out flames at Pennington Crossarm Company on W 1st Avenue in Eugene. Firefighters arrived on scene at around 11:30am and saw smoke coming from the kiln building. They’re calling the fire suspicious because the company is closed. “It’s the fourth of July and everything is shut down… It is a … Continue reading »

Oregon Fires Claim No Kids in 2012

EUGENE, Ore. — For the first time ever, state fire marshals reported that no children died in fires in Oregon in 2012. Firefighters attribute the record-breaking news to a team effort of fire codes, expanding education programs and hard work on all accounts, but there’s still more work to be done with non-child victims. “(We) … Continue reading »

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