Four Boys Charged In Fire That Destroyed Historic Civic Stadium

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 2, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. — Four boys, ages 10 to 12, are facing second-degree arson charges in Monday afternoon’s fire that burned Civic Stadium to the ground.  Investigators got the tip on Wednesday that led them to the kids.

A fifth boy told his parents what happened and they reported it to police.  He left before the kids set the fire in the …

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Driver Arrested in I-5 Car Fire

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 11, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. —  Portland Police have arrested Burke Wardall and charged him with Robbery in the Third Degree, Coercion, Strangulation, and Assault in the Fourth Degree.  He was released from the hospital and booked into the Multnomah County Jail Thursday.

A car fire prompted the closure of I-5 southbound Wednesday afternoon.  It was the second time for two separate reasons the freeway …

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Boil Water Alert Lifted In Government Camp, Still No Cause of Condo Fire

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 22, 2015

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. — The water is safe again to drink without boiling it.  The order was issued Tuesday and lifted 24 hours later because the water pressure was really low.  The resources were being used to fight a massive condominium fire that’s been smoldering for two days near Mount Hood.

The Golden Poles Chalet on East Multorpor Road just off Highway …

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South Albany High Reopens After Big Fire

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 6, 2015
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ALBANY, Ore. — Students returned to South Albany High School on Monday morning for the first time since last week’s big fire destroyed the cafeteria building.  The day began with an assembly.

“I think it’s good for us to pull together as a school and get some real information, so they can put some rumors to rest and get about their day,” …

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Couple Burned In Hash Oil Explosion

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 3, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Crews responded to a hash oil explosion at Southeast 131st and Center Street just after 4:00 on Friday morning.  They found a travel trailer on fire and a man and woman with burns.

The woman was taken to the hospital and the man stayed at the scene.  He was handcuffed and put in a police van.

Ron Rouse with Portland …

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