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03Jul

Please Celebrate July 4th Responsibly – Know When to Call 911

Lane County, Ore. – Please bear in mind that it is never appropriate to call 911 for fireworks unless someone has been injured or property is actively being damaged by them. 911 is meant exclusively for reporting any immediate threat to life or property.   This is one of the busiest weekends of the year […]

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27Jun

Eugene Springfield Fire/Eugene and Springfield Police News Release

Eugene/Springfield, Ore. – If you have illegal fireworks at your home, there is an opportunity for you to get rid of them without getting cited! Illegal Fireworks Amnesty Turn-in Day will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 3.     Illegal Fireworks Amnesty Day Temporary South Hills […]

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02Jan

Tense Springfield Standoff Ends with Arrest – UPDATED

Springfield, Ore. – On Sunday morning, Jan. 2nd, 2022, around 06:45 am Springfield Dispatchers received numerous calls from citizens reporting sounds of possible shots being fired in the downtown area.  Officers arrived and quickly determined they were coming from the bike path near S B St. as they witnessed commercial grade mortar type fireworks exploding.  […]

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30Dec

New Year’s Fireworks Safety and Restrictions

New Year’s Fireworks Safety and Restrictions Temporary South Hills Fireworks Ban   During the New Year’s holiday weekend, Eugene Police Patrol and Metro Explosives disposal unit will be available to respond to fireworks calls for service, especially where illegal fireworks are observed. Even if there are not ultimately sufficient units to respond to calls, reporting illegal fireworks will help the […]