Fire Destroys Equipment at Farwest Steel

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Farwest Steel suffered a major loss after a fire destroyed equipment late Tuesday night. Fire crews responded to the steel mill on Henderson Avenue in Springfield at about 10:30 p.m. They found a laser plasma cutter on fire inside the building. Farwest evacuated the property and isolated the fuel source. Fire crews … Continue reading »

Massive Fire Destroys Home

Video shot by neighbors. EUGENE, Ore.– Fire crews put out a fully engulfed house fire on the 200 block of Knapp Lane in Eugene. It happened at about 6am Wednesday. Battalion Fire Chief Matt Steinberg says the flames were so strong that crews couldn’t enter the home when they first arrived. But once they started … Continue reading »

Woman Burned in Springfield House Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman is in serious condition with burns after her house caught on fire Thursday. Her 15-year-old son has been released from the hospital. “The smoke was horrible,” said neighbor Noretta Balich. Neighbors say the scene was emotional and chaotic at the house fire at the corner of Kelly Boulevard and … Continue reading »

Two Injured in Springfield House Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two people were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Springfield Thursday night. The fire was reported after 4 p.m. in the 1600 of Kelly Boulevard. When fire crews responded, they found one person outside the home suffering from burns. They soon learned there was still someone in the house, … Continue reading »

Home Damaged By Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield family is left without a home after it was destroyed in a fire Saturday night. The house had extensive fire damage in the living room and smoke damage throughout the house. Fire crews say when they arrived at the home on South 34th Place, there were flames and smoke coming … Continue reading »

Fire Consumes Vacant Barn

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Wednesday night fire consumed a barn on the 5600 block of C Street in Springfield. The fire, with massive 10 foot flames, started in a field and crews did not know who it belonged to. The barn was vacant. Crews worked into the night to tear down the barn. The cause … Continue reading »

Duplex Catches on Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police and Fire responded to a house fire near Q Street Wednesday. Fire crews say the fire broke out a little before 5 p.m. on the 1800 block of 14th Street. Firefighters say the people that lived on the side of the duplex where the fire started weren’t home at the … Continue reading »

Boat Fire Threatens Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Quick thinking by a homeowner Wednesday night likely saved his home from catching fire.  Springfield firefighters were called to the 400 block of Lochaven near 6 p.m. after the homeowner’s boat caught fire next to his house. Crews say the man was doing work on the boat’s fuel system under a canopy when … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Plywood Mill

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An early morning fire forced employees at Pacific States Plywood mill in Springfield to evacuate the property. Fire crews from Eugene and Springfield responded to a report of a fire on the roof of the mill just after 2 a.m. on Friday. They managed to extinguish the blaze with the help of factory … Continue reading »

SPD Reports No Foul Play in House Fire

Update: Springfield Police say the woman killed in house fire on Thursday did not suffer pre-fire injuries. An autopsy report showed Karen Ann Rose, 60, died as a result of the fire. SPD says Rose was moving around the house before the flames broke out. Her boyfriend noticed the smoke coming from the room, but … Continue reading »