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 »

Firefighters Stop Potential Inferno

EUGENE, Ore. — Firefighters were called to the scene of a Eugene lumber plant that went up in flames Saturday night. Crews say material in an air duct caught fire at Rears Manufacturing off Prairie Road near the Randy Papé Beltline around 9 p.m.. Thankfully, the building’s sprinkler system was in full force and prevented any … Continue reading »

Mattress Causes Building Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Fire crews responded to a small building fire Friday afternoon to find an unusual cause for the flames. “There was a mattress that was on fire. He put it out, went out, and came back in to find that it was still burning and had extended to the structure. At that point … Continue reading »

House Fire in South Eugene

EUGENE, Ore– Eugene Fire Crews responded to a house fire in southwest Eugene on Wednesday morning. A newspaper carrier called just after 4 a.m., reporting a house on fire at Vista Heights and Summit Sky Boulevard in the South Hills of Eugene. Fire Crews from four stations responded to the blaze. The house is currently … Continue reading »

More Dumpsters Set on Fire in Eugene

EUGENE,Ore– For the second time this week,  Eugene police and fire crews responded to a series of dumpster fires. Just before 1:30 on Friday morning, a witness called 911 to report a fire coming out of a dumpster along Ferry Alley, near 18th Ave. Crews responded to find not just one, but three dumpsters on … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Building at Rexius

EUGENE, Ore– A Friday morning fire destroyed a building at a Eugene forest products company. A resident who lives near Rexius Forest By-Products on Bailey Hill heard explosions shortly before midnight Thursday and called 9-1-1. When fire crews responded, they found the building fully engulfed in flames. The building was destroyed, but crews say they … Continue reading »

Man Hospitalized After Running To Report Mobile Home Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Emergency crews took one man to the hospital after a mobile home caught fire in Springfield. Crews responded to the fire just after 8:00 p.m. in a vacant mobile home, on Daisy Street, in the Mountain View Mobile Home Subdivision. A man running to report the fire fell and was transported to … Continue reading »

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