Motor Home Fire Investigation

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene-Springfield firefighters responded to a motor home fire in Eugene. It happened on the 3000 block of Firwood Way at 5:10am Friday. Flames engulfed the motor home and spread to surrounding trees, vegetation, and a fence. Fortunately, firefighters knocked it out before flames could spread to nearby homes. The fire department says the … Continue reading »

The Cold Water Challenge

EUGENE, Ore. — Firefighters in Lane County are taking the plunge in a challenge that’s making a splash across America and flooding social media. It’s called the Cold Water Challenge, and it raises money for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, a non-profit organization to assist the families of those killed in the line of duty. … Continue reading »

Fire Department Presents New Logo

EUGENE/SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Eugene Springfield Fire Department is working on a whole new look. It just released the final version of its logo. Staff members say as the two departments have aligned more services, it became necessary to bring all the employees under one name and this will bring their merger one step closer … Continue reading »

Fire Damages Springfield Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Fire Department is investigating what caused a house fire near M and Market Street Saturday night. Investigators say the fire started outside of a small addition to the back of the house. By the time the arrived on scene, the fire had spread to the attached structure. Firefighters had to … Continue reading »

National Preparedness Month Event

EUGENE, Ore. — The two biggest potential natural disasters faced by Oregonians are flooding and the Cascadia Earthquake, which could strike at any time. Statistics show that many people aren’t prepared for these emergencies, which is why Northwest National is spearheading a statewide effort to educate the public on Saturday. According to the Community Emergency … Continue reading »

Fire Engulfs Abandoned Springfield House

SPRINGFIELD, Ore — An early morning fire completely engulfed a house in Springfield, that neighbors say has been abandoned for years. Just after midnight Thursday, fire crews responded to a report of a house fire off 42nd and Jasper in Springfield. While most the house was fully involved in flames, it only took crews about … Continue reading »

Quick Action Saves House from Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Quick action by a homeowner and fire crews likely prevented a Springfield house from going up in flames. The homeowner returned from an errand Tuesday evening to find smoke coming out of the house. He called 9-1-1 and crews were on the scene in under two minutes; firefighters extinguished the flames soon … Continue reading »

Dalmation Helps Teach Fire Safety

EUGENE, Ore. — Deputy Fire Marshal Amy Linder arrives at work she comes prepared. In her trailer is everything needed to teach fire safety including a larger-than-life smoke detector. Trailing right behind her is Casey, a one-year-old Dalmation. The Eugene and Springfield fire departments are ready to unleash Casey, their new fire-prevention tool, who will … Continue reading »