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Fireworks in a plastic can cause Milwaukie blaze

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (KOIN) — Fireworks tossed away in a plastic garbage can caused a fire that set 2 homes and a storage shed on fire in the early hours of Sunday. 49 more words

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Illegal fireworks patrollers out in force

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The high heat, dry conditions and wind can spread the smallest spark into a much larger fire. That’s why firefighters and police are on patrol to stop illegal fireworks from being used – and issue fines of up to $1,000. 166 more words


Spark erupts near Tualatin fireworks tent

TUALATIN, Ore. (KOIN) — A brush fire that quickly sparked almost engulfed a fireworks stand in Tualatin and burned some bushes near a Safeway.

The fire, which began shortly before noon near the Safeway at 17779 Boones Ferry Road, was just feet from a retail fireworks tent. 242 more words

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Lake Oswego to residents: Start conserving water

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The City of Lake Oswego is asking its residents to start conserving water due to lower than normal flow in the Clackamas River. 345 more words


Ex-Bank of Oswego leaders indicted for fraud

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (KOIN) — The 2 former top officials of the Bank of Oswego were indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly conspiring to defraud the bank. 127 more words


Witness sees dog kicked repeatedly, man jailed

GLADSTONE, Ore. (KOIN) — A man, who said he found a dog in a box marked “Free,” was arrested after allegedly kicking the dog so badly it had to be euthanized. 195 more words


MAX Orange Line emergency drill on Sunday

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (KOIN) — TriMet and other agencies are conducting a full scale emergency response drill Sunday. It is part of safety certification for the new MAX Orange Line. 46 more words