Fire safety

Pacific Power

A utility that serves the Pacific Northwest is launching a fire preparedness and safety education effort to ready people for the 2019 fire season.

Amy Brenneman

Officials are expecting an active fire season in western Oregon this summer and they want people to practice fire safety.

Jesse Berger / Lane County Public Works

A landfill south of Eugene saw two fires just days apart, recently. Officials aren’t sure of the cause, but suspect lithium batteries are the likeliest culprits. 

Dave Howe, Bend Fire Dept.

Fire officials say 10 small brush fires set along a Bend area road this morning were caused by a faulty car part.

John Stapleton

Two of the four Eugene boys charged with setting the fire that destroyed Civic Stadium made admissions to a judge today (Tuesday) in Lane County Juvenile Court. These two youth are also charged with arson for a dumpster fire outside a convenience store. KLCC's Tiffany Eckert was in the courtroom and has this report.