A Roseburg woman faces arson and harassment charges after allegedly setting a house in Sutherlin on fire and kicking a police officer in the groin Monday.
As people pack their trucks, pile into RVs and overload their sedans for the upcoming holiday weekend, officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association are urging travelers to practice campfire safety.
A residential structure fire caused extensive damage to a single-wide trailer and displaced an adult male at 1829 NW Goetz St. on Thursday in Roseburg.
A Wednesday fire in Green damaged a fiber optic communications box, resulting in the loss of landline and wireless phone service in parts of Southern Douglas County until mid-morning Thursday.
The Days Coffee Fire in southeastern Douglas County had grown to an estimated 140 acres in size by 6:30 a.m. Thursday due to tough conditions, according to fire officials.
Douglas County Fire District No. 2 responded to a railroad tie fire at 5:13 a.m. Monday. Several subjects were reported to have run away from the area to transient camps at the end of Southeast Mill Street.
A fire from an outbuilding in the neighborhood of West Union Street and West Harvard Avenue spread to a nearby utility pole before it was extinguished by members of the Roseburg Fire Department.
As of 8:30 p.m. Saturday, fire crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and Glide Rural Fire Department were on the scene of a 25-acre natural cover fire approximately 9 miles east of Glide, near Susan Creek Road. The Susan Creek Fire was reported to the Douglas County 911 as an …
SUTHERLIN — When Amber and Randy Brandies noticed the two cars engulfed in flames while driving by a residence on South Calapooya Street early Saturday morning, they didn’t hesitate.
The Douglas County Fire District No. 2 board of directors have passed a pair of resolutions that will allow it to ask voters in the district if they want landowners not currently paying taxes for fire service to pay up.
Firefighters from Douglas County were deployed over the weekend to the massive fire that devastated the town of Paradise, California. The Camp Fire, which is burning about 80 miles north of Sacremento, has become the most deadly fire in California state history, claiming 48 lives.
A small fire started in the closet of a Northwest Keasey Street home last week after an overloaded electrical circuit sparked it, fire officials said.
Despite the freeze warnings in the area, wildland firefighters spent much of Thursday afternoon extinguishing three fires that were the result of escaped debris burns.
The Douglas Forest Protective Association has suspended burn permits for backyard debris burning due to warm, windy conditions and low humidity levels forecasted throughout the area.