OSU Greek Life Learns Fire Safety

CORVALLIS, Ore. — It’s one thing to see a fire extinguisher. It’s quite another to actually use one. Wednesday, dozens of Oregon State University fraternity and sorority leaders got to learn the ropes first hand by putting out their own fires. It’s all part of the Corvallis Fire Department’s annual Fire Academy to educate Greek … Continue reading »

Local School Kids Ready For Firebusters

Eugene, Ore. — Thousands of kids across Lane County will soon learn more about fire safety. The Lane Fire Prevention Cooperative, KEZI 9 News and other local sponsors are teaming up for Firebusters. The five-part series is designed for school children in grades Kindergarten through five. Each class will receive worksheets which will go home … Continue reading »

County Offers Fire Safety Incentives

EUGENE, Ore. — Fire season is just around the corner and Lane County wants to make sure you and your family are safe, by offering grants to upgrade your home. Lane County Land Management is offering qualifying residents¬†$500,000 worth of financial assistance to make homes fire safe. You can start applying Monday¬†with the Firewise Incentive … Continue reading »

ODF Warns of Fire Danger in Warm Weather

As the temperatures rise, so does the fire danger, and the Oregon Department of Forestry is warning residents to be careful in the coming weeks. The ODF says that there haven’t been any new fires 10 acres or larger in the last week, but with the Fourth of July just around the corner, the risk … Continue reading »