A curling iron left on a pile of clothing caused a Monday afternoon fire, according to Douglas County Fire District No. 2.
Firefighters are on the scene of a two-alarm apartment fire near the intersection of West Second Avenue and Grant Street in Sutherlin on Saturday night.
The Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office confirmed Monday afternoon that a space heater was most likely the cause of the fire that killed 6 people in Riddle last week.
A Monday morning fire displaced two adults, two children and a pet after the blaze fully engulfed their home in the 200 block of Carson Lane in Green.
RIDDLE — Friends and relatives of the Riddle family that lost four members in a house fire Wednesday morning gathered at the Riddle Baptist Church Wednesday night to mourn the loss and pray for the survivors.
Five Roseburg residents and several pets lost their home Monday morning to a blazing fire that caused approximately $75,000 in damage, according to the Roseburg Fire Department. One dog was killed in the fire.
A deputy from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office helped extinguish a fire that started Thursday morning at the Rose Villa Apartments in the 2500 block of Northeast Stephens Street, Roseburg.
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.
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.
Josephine County commissioners Tuesday rejected putting a law enforcement levy on the May ballot. That could lead to Josephine County’s jail closing in 2017. If so, Josephine officials shouldn’t look north to Douglas County to house their inmates, said Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin.
It won’t be long before the library system as Douglas County has known it is gone for good. Whether that means the doors will be shuttered for good or the system is replaced by something new isn’t yet clear.