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UPDATE: Man and two dogs killed in motel fire

A spokesperson with Eugene Springfield Fire said a man and two small dogs were killed in the fire.

Posted: Feb 23, 2019 9:30 AM
Updated: Feb 23, 2019 7:48 PM

UPDATE: A spokesperson with Eugene Springfield Fire said a man and two small dogs were killed in the fire. 

She said the cause of the fire was most likely smoking material trapped between the bed mattress and the wall.

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Crews responded to a fire at the Motel 6 on International Court around 5 p.m. Friday.

Officials said when crews from Eugene Springfield Fire arrived, they found a man in one of the rooms who suffered a cardiac arrest. They said the room he was found in was full of smoke.

According to fire crews, the fire started in one room and was self-contained. Crews then extinguished the remaining flames.

Officials said the damage to the hotel was minor and was mainly caused by smoke.

The man was taken to Riverbend Hospital.

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