Electrical Problem Causes Apartment Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says an electrical issue is to blame for a fire that destroyed four apartment units on South Willamette Street. Firefighters say an electrical malfunction in the ceiling of the second story unit started the fire. Two firefighters were hurt battling the fire. They were both released from the … Continue reading »

Fire Displaces South Eugene Residents

EUGENE, Ore. — Several Eugene residents don’t have a place to live Sunday night after an early morning fire destroyed their house in South Eugene.  Two firefighters were also hurt. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says it’s unsure how many people were living in the house on South Willamette Street when the fire broke out, but … Continue reading »

Two Firefighters Injured in House Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says two firefighters were injured and sent to the hospital early Sunday morning, after fighting an extensive house fire in Eugene. The call came in just after 3:00 a.m. for a structure fire on the 1900 block of Willamette Street. When crews arrived they saw the upstairs of … Continue reading »

Massive Fire Destroys Home

Video shot by neighbors. EUGENE, Ore.– Fire crews put out a fully engulfed house fire on the 200 block of Knapp Lane in Eugene. It happened at about 6am Wednesday. Battalion Fire Chief Matt Steinberg says the flames were so strong that crews couldn’t enter the home when they first arrived. But once they started … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Barn in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Ore. — An overnight fire destroyed a barn in Harrisburg Saturday night. Around midnight Saturday night a large barn filled with straw caught fire and collapsed shortly after the fire started.  All that remains of the more than 300 foot long barn Sunday was piles of debris and straw still burning. The barn’s owner … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Garage, Residents Escape

EUGENE, Ore. — A Bethel-area family is without a home after a fire destroyed their garage and caused extensive smoke damage throughout the home. It happened just before 5:30 p.m., in the 59-hundred block of Latour Lane. Crews say they managed to keep most of the fire inside the garage. The garage was packed with … Continue reading »

Springfield Apartment Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– A space heater may be the cause of an overnight apartment fire in Springfield. At about 2:30am, the Eugene Springfield Fire Department responded to the 300 block of Main Street. One unit in the 22 unit building caught on fire. All 25 residents evacuated safely thanks to working smoke detectors. Fire crews also … Continue reading »

Mother of Boy Who Died in Fire Arrested

KEIZER, Ore. — Police arrested the mother of a 4-year-old boy who died in an apartment fire Friday in Keizer. Mya Sosa-Martinez is facing a number of charges, including second degree manslaughter and child neglect. Four-year-old Andre Sosa died of smoke inhalation. Neighbors smashed a bedroom window in an effort to save the little boy, … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Arson

SCIO, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s office says on October 25 around midnight, they responded to a barn fire on the 37000 block of Jefferson-Scio Drive in Scio. First responders deemed the fire as suspicious. A post fire investigation will be conducted after the fire is out. The value of the hay destroyed in the fire is … Continue reading »

Community Helps Family in Drain Fire

DRAIN, Ore. — A fire destroyed a business and attached housing area in Drain this weekend. Now the small town is working to help the family that lost their home and business. Fire investigators worked to figure out what caused a three story building to burn down this weekend. A two-alarm fire destroyed the building … Continue reading »

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