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Local Officials Seek Tips On String Of Suspicious Fires

Brian Bull

Eugene authorities are investigating a series of small fires set in dumpsters, trees, and brush in recent days. 

Reports in the Eugene Police Dispatch Log show four trash fires set in the early morning hours of Monday, June 7th, in dumpsters located on West 4th, 6th, and 7th Avenues.  The incidents are similar to other fires that have happened in recent weeks.

An EPD spokesperson says they don’t have any suspects yet, but tips can be shared at 541-682-5111.

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Brian Bull joined the KLCC News Team in June 2016. In his 25+ years as a public media journalist, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including four national Edward R. Murrow Awards (19 regional), the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award, Best Radio Reporter from the Native American Journalists Association, and the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.
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