Day: August 29, 2017

Woman sets fire to lawn, car

On Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 2 a.m., police responded to a report of a fire intentionally set by a suspect in the 5400 block of Chetco Court Northeast. The owner of the home told officers he was in his garage when he heard a woman talking in his driveway. The man knew the woman because she and his wife were friends at one time. He went into his house and began alerting occupants inside the residence that the woman was outside and going through his wife’s vehicle throwing papers onto the ground. One of the couple’s sons went outside...

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Wildfire spreads quick at KRP

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A quick containment effort by the Keizer Fire District helped douse a fast-spreading wildfire in the northwest corner of Keizer Rapids Park Thursday, July 17. Members of the Keizer Police Department were performing a transient sweep in the area, about 12:35 p.m., when one of them called in a 40-foot blaze that was growing quickly. Keizer Fire District arrived on the scene within eight minutes, and were only slightly delayed while figuring out a plan of attack. By 1 p.m., KFD had the flames mostly extinguished, but the blaze was not officially...

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