Fire Damages Harrisburg Home

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Oregon Red Cross is helping a Harrisburg family after their house caught fire Sunday. It happened on the 30000 block of Priceboro Road. Volunteers are helping two adults and one child with lodging, food, clothing and information about services. Details have not been released on the extent of the damage.

Fire Bond Measure Fails

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Third time was not a charm. Voters have rejected a fire services bond measure in Harrisburg for a third time this week by about 40 votes. Just weeks after a fire ripped through a nearby business, the residents in Harrisburg said no to passing the measure to give its firefighters a new … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Smucker Pelleting Warehouse

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Western Oregon farmers are rallying around one another after a vital warehouse was destroyed in a fire Wednesday. Flames ripped through Smucker Pelleting on Powerline and Diamond Hill roads in Harrisburg. The fire was so big that eight fire departments from Corvallis to the north and Eugene and Springfield to the south responded. … Continue reading »