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South Lane County Fire & Rescue was called to a structure fire in the 2200 block of Hillside 
Drive, Cottage Grove at 1:00 PM 
12/28/2015.

First arriving crews found a fully involved house that was overgrown with blackberry bushes. Neighbors in the area state that the house was being occupied by transients. The transients living in the structure were later located in downtown Cottage Grove.

The structure was heavily damaged by the fire and is not inhabitable. South Lane County Fire & Rescue responded with two engine companies, one medic unit and three water tenders. South Lane was assisted by crews and apparatus from Goshen Fire District.

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South Lane County Fire & Rescue was called to a Structure Fire in the 3100 block of Camas Swale, Creswell at 10:00 AM 12/21/2015.

First arriving crews found a camp trailer fully involved in fire. The camp trailer was under a cover attached to the main structure. Crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly and limited damage to the main structure. The main structure suffered minimal fire damage and moderate smoke damage.

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South Lane County Fire & Rescue responded to a structure fire at 785 Barber Drive in Creswell at 7:27 PM Dec 01 2015.

Initial dispatch information stated that the home was occupied and that the fire was contained to a bedroom. First arriving crews arrived to find the home full of smoke and fire coming from the rear bedroom. The home suffered heavy smoke damage throughout, and fire damage was contained to the room of origin.

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On behalf of SLCFR, we wish to thank everyone who voted in support of Measure 20-237. The support of our communities is extremely important, and not something we take for granted.

Approval of Measure 20-237 will provide five new pieces of fire apparatus for the District, including a much needed ladder truck or quint. As we move forward with this project, updates will be provided via our web and social media pages, so our communities can see the progress.

The next step will be deciding which manufacturer will build the fleet. This decision has several factors like getting the most for your money. Thank you again to everyone, including all of the groups and organizations lending support to the bond project. We look forward to serving you more safely and efficiently.

John Wooten

Fire Chief

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At 1:37PM Oct 29th, South Lane County Fire & Rescue Responded to a truck vs motorcycle accident at Hwy-99 and Saginaw East Rd.

Initial reports stated that the motorcycle operator was trapped under the truck. Upon arrival the patient was no longer trapped. The patient was flown via Lifeflight to Riverbend Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries. The incident is being investigated by the Oregon State Police.

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