Fire Damages Eugene Art Studio

EUGENE, Ore. — A fire damaged an art studio in north Eugene. The first calls came in just before 6:20 a.m. Friday morning for the fire, which happened on the 800 block of Horn Lane in an outbuilding, which is used as an art studio. Seven engines responded, and firefighters were able to get it … Continue reading »

Fire Displaces 3 Families

EUGENE, Ore. — A fire broke out late Monday night on the 800 block of W. 5th near Monroe Ave. The call came in just before midnight. More than two dozen firefighters responded to the home. Crews say when they arrived, the front porch and part of a car were engulfed in flames. They say … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Vehicle Fire

EUGENE, Ore. – A car was destroyed after it went up in flames on 5th Avenue near the Lane County Jail Sunday afternoon. Eugene Police Officers tried using a fire extinguisher, but that failed, so they called the fire department. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire. No one was hurt. The cause of the … Continue reading »

Crews Limit Arson Damage

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police Department closed a road, and took a man into custody, following a fire near the University of Oregon. The fire was near I-5 off of Franklin St. EPD shut down Franklin at Walnut St. while fire crews cleaned up and investigated the suspected arson. By 8:30 p.m., flames nearly 15 … 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 »

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 »

Crews Battle House Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — About a dozen fire trucks responded to battle a house fire in Eugene, Friday night. The fire broke out in the 700 block of Skipper. Crews shut down parts of the roads as they battled the fire and the home is heavily damaged. At one point crews had to knock down an … Continue reading »

Firefighters Respond to Residential Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Firefighters responded to a fire at an apartment complex in downtown Eugene this afternoon. The blaze started in a house that had been converted into a multi-unit apartment building on West 10th Avenue and Jefferson Street. Crews contained the fire to one unit. Paramedics were called to the scene as a precaution … Continue reading »

Fire Damages House in West Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Firefighters responded to a house fire early Monday morning just off Northwest Expressway on Nadine Avenue. They said it looked like an electrical fire that caught part of the floorboards of the house. The resident of the house reported it started from a hallway light switch. Firefighters feel fortunate to have caught … Continue reading »

Fire Damages Former Senior Center

EUGENE, Ore. — Investigators think homeless campers are to blame for a fire in an abandoned building’s basement. Eugene fire crews responded to a former senior center, the Trude Kaufman Senior Center, and found flames in the elevator shaft. Investigators say there was evidence people had been squatting at the location. “We see it periodically, … Continue reading »

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