South Lane County Fire and Rescue News Blog
South Lane County Fire and Rescue responded to a reported industrial accident at the Weyerhaeuser Mill site in Cottage Grove at 4:20 PM on December 9th.
Crews arrived to find a male in his early thirties being resuscitated by emergency response crews from the mill. Initial reports prior to arrival of Fire/EMS crews were that the patient was trapped in a piece of machinery. The patient was free from any machinery on arrival of Fire/EMS crews. The patient died of his injuries, and was not transported to the hospital.
The incident is being investigated by LCSO, OR-OSHA, and Weyerhaeuser Inc. Further details are available from Weyerhaeuser Inc. by calling their Public Relations director Anthony Chavez at (253) 924-7148
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.
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