Fire Destroys Motor Home

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene fire crews responded to a motor home fire early Tuesday morning on Baxter St. and Royal Ave. The call came in just before 4 a.m. The motor home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene and it took firefighters about 10 minutes to knock it down. The fire … Continue reading »

OPRD Proposes Higher Camp Space Prices

EUGENE, Ore. — People taking their RVs out to camp in Oregon might have to spend a little more money next summer. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is proposing to raise rates at the most popular State Park campgrounds. If the proposal is approved by the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission, the rate for … Continue reading »

RV Dealer Recovery Nearly Complete

EUGENE, Ore. — A local RV dealer is holding its grand re-opening this weekend, after a fire caused major damage to the business last December. Sutton RV in Eugene lost one of its main office buildings, lots of paperwork and personal items when a fire engulfed the office last year. Police said the fire was … Continue reading »

RV Show Claims Industry Boost

EUGENE, Ore. — The recession hit the RV industry hard, but in the past year reports show things are looking up. Those feelings are being echoed at the annual RV show. Not only is attendance up about 30 percent this year, showing a boost in buyers, but show representatives say customer morale is up, too. … Continue reading »

Suspicious Fire at Eugene RV Dealership

EUGENE, Ore. — A fire broke out at the George Sutton RV dealership on 7th Avenue Tuesday morning. The Eugene Fire Department received the call around 6:00 a.m. The fire destroyed an office building but did not spread to any of the RV’s. The office is a total loss, with damage estimated at over $100,000. … Continue reading »