Explosion Inside PetSmart

EUGENE, Ore. — An evacuation Tuesday morning at the PetSmart on Chad Drive in north Eugene. Eugene-Springfield Fire crews rushed to the store around 7 a.m. Several employees and contractors say they heard several loud bangs coming from a generator. Smoke began filling the building, so they evacuated. “You could hear a sizzling sound. Just … Continue reading »

Crews Respond to Explosion at PetSmart

EUGENE, Ore. — An explosion was reported near PetSmart on Chad Dr. in Eugene early Tuesday morning. Fire crews responded just after 7 a.m. Employees say they heard a loud sound and there was smoke in the building. That’s when they evacuated the building. Firefighters say the smoke was coming from the transformer. No one … Continue reading »

Cattery in Need of Volunteers

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re an animal lover looking for a way to help your four-legged friends, West Coast Dog and Cat Rescue could use your help. The rescue center is looking for volunteers to help take care of its many cats. You can volunteer to socialize with the kitties, which basically means playing with … Continue reading »