A Roseburg home in the 1700 block of Northwest Keasey Street sustained approximately $60,000 in damage after an evening fire on Monday, according to the Roseburg Fire Department.
SUTHERLIN — Two adults, two young children and a dog were displaced after fire struck their home at 1464 E. Central Ave. at 12:37 a.m. Tuesday.
LOOKINGGLASS — A two-alarm fire destroyed the historic Lookingglass Elementary School gymnasium late Tuesday night, reducing it to smoldering ruins early this morning after it caught fire shortly after 11 p.m.
A fire ripped through a Roseburg home early this morning while its owners were at the hospital preparing to have their first baby, according to a Douglas County Fire District No. 2.
A Tuesday night roof fire scarred the five-story Grand Apartments building in downtown Roseburg, causing approximately $30,000 in damages, according to the Roseburg Fire Department.
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.
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.
Since Jan. 1, there have been 486 wildfires caused by humans in Oregon, including 57 human-caused wildfires in the area covered by the Douglas Forest Protective Association district.
The Douglas Forest Protection Association and Douglas County Fire Department No.2 reportedly stopped a grass fire Saturday evening near Del Rio Road and Wilbur Road, north of Roseburg. The fire reportedly burned a half acre, and the cause is currently under investigation.
A year after the Stouts Creek Fire was stoked by a Douglas County resident, fire officials issued a release this morning warning people that those who negligently cause fires could be left with a sky-high bill.
A Riddle resident has been cited for failing to comply with fire restrictions after reportedly mishandling the disposal of barbecue briquettes and causing a grass fire on Shoestring Road.
While recent rainfall may have temporarily provided Douglas County residents with a break from the summer’s hot weather, fire officials are warning that only a few hours of sunshine on dead grass is enough to cause it to burn again.
SUTHERLIN — The morning after the fire, Stan Larson-Sloan started breaking windows in his single-wide home. He hoped to air it out, though it was hard to tell how much good it was doing.
SUTHERLIN — A mobile home fire in Sutherlin Friday afternoon is said to have ignited on nearby school property and appears “more suspicious,” authorities said Friday night.