South Lane County Fire & Rescue personnel were called to a Motor Vehicle Crash involving a small car and a commercial van at 08:13 AM May 16th. The crash occurred on Hwy 99 just north of Cottage Grove. Upon arrival crews found the operator of the car still in his vehicle with serious injuries. He was transported to Cottage Grove Hospital where he later died from his injuries. The driver of the van was uninjured and was not transported. Oregon State Police is currently investigating the crash.
South Lane County Fire and Rescue News Blog
South Lane County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a single car motor vehicle accident on Hwy 99 between Latham Rd. and Kennedy Ln. at 3:28 PM on May 15th.
The involved vehicle struck a power pole sheering it in half. Multiple live power lines covered the vehicle and delayed rescue of the patient until the power company (EPUD) could deem the scene safe to enter....
South Lane County Fire & Rescue has a position open on the Civil Service Commission.
The district is seeking an individual who has the desire to contribute to ongoing efforts aimed at enhancing and improving Fire Services in the South Lane County community. Interested applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be an elector, or a property owner within the district.
The Civil Service Commission’s primary responsibilities involve overseeing competitive examinations for Firefighters and Fire Officers on an as needed basis. The Civil Service Commission meets quarterly to comply with the provisions of the Oregon Revised Statues.
Interested persons may secure an application from the Business Office Located at 233 E. Harrison Ave. Cottage Grove, OR 97424, by calling the Office at 541-942-4493, or by visiting http://southlanefire.org/join-us/civil-service-commission
All Applications due by June 8, 2016 at 5:00pm.
South Lane County Fire & Rescue personnel worked with the Lane County Sheriff and Cottage Grove Police Department in hosting a mock car accident as part of the "Every 15 Minutes Program".The Every 15 Minutes Program offers real-life experience without the real-life consequences.
This emotionally charged program is an event designed to dramatically instill in teenagers the realization of the potentially dangerous consequences of drinking alcohol and texting while driving.The powerful program challenged students to think about drinking, texting while driving, personal safety, and the responsibility of making mature decisions when lives are involved....