Firebusters: Defensible Space

EUGENE, Ore. —  Fire season in Oregon is expected to hit a month early this year, and right now is the time to get your home ready. Members of the Lane Fire Prevention Cooperative say families should discuss creating a defensible space around the house that’s free from any fire fuel. Lane Fire Authority Marshal, … Continue reading »

Firebusters: Outdoor Safety

EUGENE, Ore. – Summer is nearly here and temperatures are on the rise in Western Oregon. Authorities with the Oregon Department of Forestry say now is the perfect time to discuss outdoor fire safety with the entire family. One thing to keep in mind is to never start a fire outside when it’s windy. When … Continue reading »

Firebusters: Emergency Preparedness

EUGENE, Ore. —   Disasters happen all the time, in many forms, and experts say most people aren’t ready. According to a recent survey, nearly 60% of Americans do not have an emergency plan in case of a disaster. Members of the Lane Fire Authority say it’s a great idea for all families to have an … Continue reading »