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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

Clackamas County

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

Oregon

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

Oregon

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

Crime

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

Crime

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

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