11/18/2013 @ 10:54 AM
South Lane County Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire at 416 Fillmore Ave in Cottage Grove at 10:54 AM this morning. Upon arrival crews found a fully involved single family residence. Crews were able to quickly bring the fire under control. The home was occupied by a family of eleven. The children in the home span from infant to high school age. All the contents of the home were destroyed and they did not have renters insurance.
The fire appears accidental in nature. Initial estimates show a fire loss of $200,000. Donations of items for the family are being accepted at the Cottage Grove station of South Lane County Fire and Rescue.