Hiker Rescued By Lowell Fire Dist.

LOWELL, Ore. — A 57-year-old Eugene woman was recovering Monday, after she was rescued Sunday morning at the Fall Creek Reservoir. The women slipped while hiking and was badly hurt during her fall. Unable to walk, she was stranded until a rescue crew responded. The Lowell Rural Fire Protection District says it took about three … Continue reading »

Hiker Rescued Near Lowell

LOWELL, Ore. — Lane County Search and Rescue and the Lowell Fire Department came to the aid of an injured hiker near Fall Creek Reservoir Sunday. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the hiker was alone near the Puma Campground, when she fell and sustained injuries. Rescue teams worked for nearly three hours, crossing water … Continue reading »

Crews Contain Fall Creek Wildfire

FALL CREEK, Ore. — An early start to the wildfire season means an end to backyard burning. After a number of wildfires popped up Saturday, the Lane Fire Defense Board along with LRAPA issued a burn ban in Lane County. The ban is directly related to a number of weekend fires. Crews continued to create … Continue reading »

Log Truck Rolls into Creek

FALL CREEK, Ore. — Multiple agencies worked to pull a driver from the Winberry Creek on Tuesday. He lost control of his logging truck around 6:30 p.m. and went into the water. Investigators say they’re not sure what happened but they had to go into creek to get the driver out. “He was trapped in … Continue reading »