Roseburg Arson Suspect Arrested

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Police say they’ve made an arrest in this weekend’s fire at a storage unit in Roseburg. In connection with the blaze at Diamond Lake Mini Storage that damaged nearly 30 storage units Sunday night. Donald Valdez, 27, is facing charges of arson, burglary and criminal mischief.

Heater Could Have Caused Structure Fire

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A heater could have caused a structure fire in Roseburg over the weekend. Douglas County firefighters responded to the 4800 block of Stephens Street just before 1 a.m. Sunday. Crews found heavy smoke and flames when they arrived. Neighbors say the structure was vacant at the time but is commonly used by … Continue reading »

Woman Rescued from Fire Dies

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg woman who suffered burns in a fire has died. The fire broke out early Tuesday morning in 1800 block of Northwest Calkins Avenue. Mary Leonard was transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland after being rescued. A resident activated her medical alert pendant when the chair she was sitting on … Continue reading »

Fire Kills Roseburg Resident, Pets

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Fire crews are trying to find the cause of a fire in Roseburg that left one person dead. It happened in the 100 block of Club Street at about 1 a.m. Monday. Douglas County fire crews found the front half of a mobile home engulfed in flames. One resident and a number … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Roseburg Nightclub

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Roseburg Fire firefighters responded to a fire at Chrome Nightclub at 2 a.m. Wednesday. Numerous engines were sent to the scene to prevent the fire from spreading to other businesses. Firefighters fought the flames for over two hours before they were able to bring the fire under control. A section of Diamond … Continue reading »

Homeowner Faces Arson Charges in Fire

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The Douglas County Fire District #2 and the Douglas County Sherriff’s Office responded to reports of a structure fire Sunday. Further investigation by the fire marshal determined the fire was arson. Fire crews responded to the home of Tiffany Jones at 2416 Roberts Creek Rd around 5 p.m. after reports came in … Continue reading »