Douglas County Fire District No. 2 was awarded the 2016 EMS Unit Citation medal by the State of Oregon for its service during the shooting at Umpqua Community College last year.
Firefighters worked to suppress a field fire near the intersection of Northeast Stephens Street and Northeast Wright Avenue in Roseburg at approximately 12:15 p.m. Monday.
SUTHERLIN — A 5-year-old child who was ejected from a vehicle during a Thursday afternoon crash east of Sutherlin was flown to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland after being treated at Mercy Medical Center, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
A single vehicle accident at 13699 Nonpareil Road near Sutherlin has left a young child with critical injuries and seriously injured at least one other adult on Thursday evening.
Malfunctioning traffic signals at the intersection of West Harvard Avenue and Southwest Bellows Street, which serves the southbound Interstate 5 ramps at Exit 124 in Roseburg, resulted in a four-way stop for most of the afternoon, causing congestion and delays for motorists.
TYEE — An Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife employee was flown to a Springfield hospital Wednesday morning after the vehicle she was riding in rolled approximately 75 feet down an embankment while looking for deer in the Tyee area.
A Roseburg man has died after his vehicle collided with a semitruck about 4:15 a.m. today at the 119 Interchange of Highway 42.
CANYONVILLE — A Canyonville woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle while she was crossing the street in her wheelchair.
WINSTON — A fire engine dedication ceremony will honor former captain Tom Weiss, a 22-year veteran of the Winston-Dillard Fire District, who died in a plane crash two years ago.