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Fire Crews Respond to Train Trestle Fire in Springfield

Eugene Springfield Fire

Fire crews responded to a large fire involving the Union Pacific Railroad trestle at South 2nd Street in Springfield early Monday morning.

Reports of the fire came in around 1:08 a.m. In a release, Eugene Springfield Fire said the flames threatened the nearby Hexion Chemical plant but crews were able to stop its spread.

Rail traffic has been stopped and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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.