South Lane County Fire and Rescue News Blog
Team South Lane Fire & Rescue will be supporting the upcoming Relay For Life event at the Lincoln Middle School Track this Thurs - Saturday, June 18th - 20th.
The Relay for Life event is made up of teams in our community that have been fundraising for the American Cancer Society since the first of the year.
Walking will begin at 3:00 PM and will continue through the night until Saturday at 9:30 AM.
Today marks the last tour of duty for Division Chief Paul Eckstine.
After 30 years of service, Chief Eckstine has decided to begin his much earned retirement.
It will certainly be a different atmosphere around South Lane Fire without Paul's laugh echoing down the halls.
It's that time of year again! Our local Firefighters and Police are dusting off their bats and mitts and getting ready to face off against one another in a friendly game of softball.
This years game will take place May 30th, 2:30pm at Lincoln Middle School. In addition to the game, there will also be a home run derby.
Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go to help fund the 2015 Cottage Grove High School Senior Party.
On April 16th, South Lane County Fire & Rescue crews responded to a motor vehicle accident at MP-3 on London Rd in Cottage Grove involving a pickup that rolled onto its side while towing a trailer with fire wood. Upon arrival, crews found two occupants still inside. The passenger had only minor injuries and was transported to Riverbend Hospital. Alcohol was not a factor in the accident.
The accident is being investigated by the Oregon State Police. South Lane County Fire & Rescue provides Fire and EMS protection to the communities of Cottage Grove, Creswell and 132 square miles of unincorporated Southern Lane County....