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South Lane County Fire & Rescue (SLCF&R) proudly serves both residents and visitors in Creswell, Cottage Grove and rural South Lane County. SLCF&R provides fire protection, rescue, emergency medical services, fire prevention and code enforcement services, per ORS Chapter 478. SLCF&R is located just south of the Eugene / Springfield area of western Oregon, along the I-5 corridor. The areas previously served by the Cottage Grove Fire Department, the Creswell Rural Fire Department, and the South Lane Rural Fire Department, were merged into the South Lane County Fire and Rescue district in 2003.

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BUGLE51With the recent resignation of Chief Creech, the position of Fire Chief for South Lane County Fire & Rescue is available. SLCF&R is now accepting cover letters and resumes from qualified applicants. 

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until April 25th, 2014 at 5pm.

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April is Autism Awareness Month

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South Lane County Fire & Rescue would like to offer an invitation to children on the Autism Spectrum and

Individuals on the Autism Spectrum many times have higher sensory needs than others, and this can make it very difficult to participate in fire station tours. We would like to open our doors and offer tours specially formulated for special needs children and adults. their families to tour the fire station. Tours can be arranged to take place through the end of May.

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Multiple Vehicle MVA

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IMG 0720sAt 4:01 PM Fri April 11th, South Lane County Fire & Rescue responded to a report of a multi-vehicle accident at the intersection between Cloverdale and Dale Kuni Rd. in Creswell. Initial reports indicated that one of the vehicles had overturned.

First arriving units found 3 vehicles had collided causing one to roll on its left side resulting in 2 victims being trapped. Units from South Lane's Creswell Station took immediate action and were supported by additional units from the Cottage Grove and Saginaw stations. A total of 9 rescue personnel and 6 units were involved in the rescue and treatment of victims.

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South Lane County Fire and Rescue Board of Directors accepted Fire Chief Dean Creech’s resignation last night, with an effective date of June 20th, 2014. Chief Creech said “My departure is based on a family decision, and in no way reflects any issues within the District. The District is fiscally sound, the Board of Directors and the staff are insuring service is delivered at a high level”.

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Recent promotions awarded

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South Lane County Fire & Rescue would like to recognize and congratulate Captain Steve Thoreson on his recent retirement. Captain Thoreson has been a South Lane firefighter for close to 30 years.

One of South Lane County Fire & Rescue’s engineers also recently accepted a position with another agency.

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