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Effective Monday October 26th, 2015 open burning is now allowed in the boundaries of South Lane County Fire & Rescue.

Residents still need to contact the Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority (LRAPA) before burning each day to confirm that burning is allowed.

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On Wednesday October 21 at approx. 6 PM, South Lane County Fire & Rescue was called to assist Lane County Sheriff deputies in the rescue of a suicidal subject that was hanging off the Oregon Avenue Interstate-5 overpass in Creswell. A passing motorist on I-5 noticed the man, and called 911.

The Lane County Sheriff and South Lane Fire crews assistedthe subject down the fire district ladder truck. Fortunately one of the responding Lane County Sheriff Deputies was trained in crisis management, and was able to talk the subject into coming down from the bridge successfully.

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Veatch RdSouth Lane County Fire & Rescue was called to a reported grass fire near 31284 Veatch Rd, Cottage Grove at 1:00 PM, 09/29/2015.

Crews arrived to find approximately one acre of grass burning. The fire quickly spread to a nearby outbuilding. The fire was extinguished with the assistance of fire crews from the Goshen and Pleasant Fire Districts and the Oregon Department of Forestry.

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South Lane County Fire & Rescue Civil Service Commission will be holding a public meeting on Wednesday  June 29, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

 Location: Station 2-1 located at  233 E. Harrison Avenue Cottage Grove, OR 97424.

Due to the increased wet weather over the past week, all restrictions within fire district boundaries regarding power equipment and recreational fires have been lifted. Burning of yard debris is still banned.

District patrons are still encouraged to exercise extreme caution when doing things that could lead to a fire. The Oregon Department of Forestry Eastern and Western Lane have also adopted the same precautions for their protected lands.

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