3 Die in Mobile Home Fire

BROOKINGS, Ore. — Three people died in a tragic mobile home fire on the Oregon Coast. It happened outside Brookings around 4 a.m. Wednesday. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office says an officer found a 10-year-old girl walking away from the burning home holding a 1-year-old baby with serious burns. Douglas Landers, 54, Kelly Landers, 52, … Continue reading »

Woman Rescued from Fire Dies

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg woman who suffered burns in a fire has died. The fire broke out early Tuesday morning in 1800 block of Northwest Calkins Avenue. Mary Leonard was transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland after being rescued. A resident activated her medical alert pendant when the chair she was sitting on … Continue reading »

Fatal Fire Investigation in Albany

ALBANY, Ore. — Investigators are looking for the cause of a fatal fire at an Albany apartment building Wednesday. Fire crews responded to the scene at 6:41 a.m. at 417 6th Ave. SE.  It took firefighters less than 15 minutes to put out the flames. One person was killed in the fire; everyone else in the … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in Arson Investigation

CRESWELL, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in relation to a fatal fire in Creswell on July 16, 2014. Deputies arrested Eugene Whitehall, 42, following an arson investigation into a house fire on Bryant Road in Creswell. Investigators found two bodies at the scene. The two victims were identified as … Continue reading »

Two Bodies Found After Creswell Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office found two bodies in the rubble from a fire that burned down a home in Creswell last Wednesday. The two men who lived in the home, Dennis Kelley and Carl McFarland were reported missing, and haven’t been seen since the fire broke out. But, deputies said they’re … Continue reading »

One Killed in McKenzie Motel Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police have not yet identified the body of an adult woman found at a structure fire at the McKenzie Motel at 1747 Main Street that happened just before 1 a.m. The fire was contained to just one room, but that room was fully involved. After the fire was put out, a … Continue reading »

Man Dies in South Eugene House Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — An investigation is under way after a deadly house fire in South Eugene. One man is dead, and another person is in the hospital. The fire happened on the 1900 block of Dogwood Drive, at about 11:00 Monday night. Police say a man in his 70s was pronounced dead at the scene, and … Continue reading »

Two People Die in Myrtle Creek Fire

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — A teenager and his great-grandfather died in a structure fire Friday morning, about seven miles east of Myrtle Creek, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. After receiving a call at about 4:30 a.m., emergency responders in Douglas County say they arrived at a double wide mobile home in the 100 block … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Suspicious Fatal Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — An overnight house fire quickly turned into a death investigation in south Eugene. The Eugene Police Forensic Investigation Unit has been on the scene since just after midnight in the 2000 block of Elk Avenue, right next to Hendricks Park. Police were called to a fire there early Wednesday morning, but after … Continue reading »

Woman Killed in House Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Fire and Police responded to a house fire Thursday morning to discover a woman did not make it out alive. The home is on the 900 block of N Street. When the fire started, a man who neighbors believe is the woman’s boyfriend was in the house, but was unable to … Continue reading »