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Fire at Roseburg Landfill Contained Quickly

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Douglas County Fire District No. 2

Fire crews were able to quickly contain and snuff out a fire at the Roseburg Landfill on Sunday. The fire was reported by multiple passersby on I-5 seeing black smoke coming from the area behind the dump. The fire was burning in garbage on the upper portion of the landfill. Firefighters kept the blaze to about a quarter acre.

Douglas County Fire District No.2 responded to this incident with 1 brush rig, 1 fire engine, 1 water tender, and 1 command unit. They were assisted by DFPA, Douglas County Public works, and Douglas County sheriff’s office.

Love Cross joined KLCC in 2017. She began her public radio career as a graduate student, serving as Morning Edition Host for Boise State Public Radio in the late 1990s. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Communication from University of California at Davis, and her Master’s Degree from Boise State University. In addition to her work in public radio, Love teaches college-level courses in Communication and Public Speaking.