Fire officials investigate early morning house fire south of Eugene

By 1:30 a.m., the fire had spread to a barn and a house.

Posted: Oct 12, 2021 3:56 AM
Updated: Oct 12, 2021 7:48 AM

EUGENE, Ore.-- An early morning house fire south of Eugene left a home unlivable, fire authorities said. 

Officials received reports of a fire on Spencer Hollow Road around 1:15 a.m, according to Eugene Springfield Fire. A caller reported that the fire began in a barn on the property. By 1:30 a.m., the fire had spread to a house.

The fire also spread to nearby trees and power lines. 

Four people inside the house were able to escape uninjured. A number of nearby livestock were also uninjured.

According to officials, the fire was extinguished after several hours and crews are monitoring hot spots. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but crews called the condition of the home, "unlivable."

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