Welcome to South Lane County Fire & Rescue
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.
South Lane County Fire and Rescue News Blog
I-5 Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident
09/20/2013 @ 1120HRS
South Lane County Fire and Rescue crews responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a conversion van/camper this morning at approximately 11:20 AM. The accident occurred near milepost 188 on I-5 North Bound. Upon arrival crews found a single injured subject trapped in his vehicle upside down. The patient was extricated from his vehicle, but died prior to being transported by Lifeflight to the hospital. I-5 was closed for approximately one hour during the emergency.
The accident is being investigated by the Oregon State Police. Crews from South Lane County Fire and Rescue were assisted by Goshen and Pleasant Hill Fire Districts.