Red Cross Aids Family after Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Red Cross is helping a family whose home caught on fire Thursday morning in Eugene. Four people and a dog were home when the fire broke out on Driftwood Drive. They all got out okay. It took 15 firefighters about 15 minutes to get the fire under control. They kept it … Continue reading »

Crews Contain Garage Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews responded to a garage fire burning on the 2900 block of Riverview St. in Eugene. The¬†fire started just after 5:40 a.m. Monday in the garage and crews were able to contain the flames so they didn’t spread to the house. The garage was a total loss and two cars were destroyed. … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Home’s Attic

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews are investigating the cause of a fire that burned a home on the 200 block of Harvey St. just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Fire officials say the front side of the house was on fire when they arrived. The homeowner and his daughter had evacuated the home and they were uninjured. … Continue reading »

Hundreds of Chickens Dead in Barn Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire burned two barns in the Springfield area, and left hundreds of chickens dead. The farm, located on the 7900 block of Thurston Road, sold poultry to the local community. The farm’s owner said he woke up to flames spreading from one barn to the other. Fire crews were called to … Continue reading »

House Fire on Gilham Road

EUGENE, Ore. — Investigators are still looking into what caused a house fire in North Eugene Tuesday. It happened just before 2 p.m. at a home on Gilham Road. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says no one was home at the time of the fire, but a pet cat died in the blaze. About six units … Continue reading »

Men Lose Home to Fire in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Firefighters responded to a fire in Eugene overnight Monday, that left two men without a home. Eugene-Springfield Fire got the call around midnight, for a house fire on the 3800 block of East 21st Avenue. Investigators say the flames started in the back of the home and engulfed the entire house. They … 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 »

House Fire Evacuates Residents

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Crews responded to a house fire on the 900 block of Kelly Blvd. in Springfield early Thursday morning. The first calls came in just before 5:45 a.m., reporting smoke coming from a home. Three people were evacuated from the home with no injuries. Residents were able to save several pets from the … Continue reading »

House Fire Now Criminal Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — An house fire on Elk Ave. in Eugene turned into a criminal investigation. The first calls came in just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and detectives remained on the scene overnight. Police put up the crime tape about an hour after crews arrived. Police say they will release more information later Wednesday morning.

House Involved in Fire Deemed Unlivable

EUGENE, Ore. — Investigators say the early morning house fire in Eugene was the result of someone setting fire to piles of debris in the basement. Fire crews rushed to the home on the 900 block of W. 8th avenue shortly after 5 a.m. Investigators say it could have been worse if a passerby hadn’t … Continue reading »

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