Corvallis Fire Fully Contained

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Fire crews say the fire that broke out in Northwest Corvallis Friday night is fully contained, but crews are still mopping up hot spots. Just after 8:30 p.m., the Corvallis Fire Department responded to a large grass fire in Chip Ross Park, near the park’s entrance on NW 29th Street and NW … Continue reading »

Mandatory Fire Evacuation Lifted

CORVALLIS, Ore. — All mandatory evacuations have been lifted in Northwest Corvallis, after a fire broke out Friday night. Neighbors say they saw smoke around 8:30 p.m. in the Chip Ross Park area, and by 9 p.m., the city was illuminated with a red glow. The smell of smoke filled streets throughout the entire city, … Continue reading »

Fire at UO leads to Evacuation

EUGENE, Ore. —     A fire at the University of Oregon led to the evacuation of Lawrence Hall Wednesday night. Trucks lined the building on Franklin Street as they raced to put out the flames. Investigators say the fire was in the HVAC duct work, and appears to isolated. The safety precautions set inside the duct … Continue reading »

Explosives Found in Coos Bay Home

UPDATE (4:23 p.m.): Police say Yarbrough is aware that authorities are searching for him and he may be carrying a weapon.  He may also be linked to a dark green Chevrolet Suburban with the Oregon license plate number 897FPD. COOS BAY, Ore. — A home was evacuated after police found a cache of explosives, firearms, and … Continue reading »

Powder Scare at State Office Building

SALEM, Ore. — A letter containing white powder prompted an evacuation at the Oregon Department of Revenue building in Salem Wednesday. At 7 a.m., an employee was exposed to the substance in the mail room. It drew a heavy response from police, HazMat crews and the Oregon National Guard. HazMat crews quarantined seven employees in the … Continue reading »