EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says an electrical issue is to blame for a fire that destroyed four apartment units on South Willamette Street. Firefighters say an electrical malfunction in the ceiling of the second story unit started the fire. Two firefighters were hurt battling the fire. They were both released from the … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Several Eugene residents don’t have a place to live Sunday night after an early morning fire destroyed their house in South Eugene. Two firefighters were also hurt. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says it’s unsure how many people were living in the house on South Willamette Street when the fire broke out, but … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. –Oregon State Police are investigating a three-car crash that happened just after 4:00 Sunday afternoon. The Eugene-Springfield Police Department responded to the crash on the on-ramp to Beltline from Barger. Crews said one person was transported to the hospital with non- life-threatening injuries. Still no word on what caused the crash.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Local fire departments now have the ability to save even more lives, thanks to a generous gift Wednesday. The McKenzie Cascade Dog Fanciers Club donated 35 sets of oxygen masks, that specifically fit dogs and cats, to five local fire departments. The masks come in three different sizes. The Eugene-Springfield fire chief … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Investigators say the early morning house fire in Eugene was the result of someone setting fire to piles of debris in the basement. Fire crews rushed to the home on the 900 block of W. 8th avenue shortly after 5 a.m. Investigators say it could have been worse if a passerby hadn’t … Continue reading »