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The firefighters union says Eugene is in a crisis with too few ambulances.
After Wednesday night's budget committee meeting, they say they're disappointed that the city isn't solving the problem.
The union president says they're overwhelmed. One station has just one full-time 24-hour ambulance and there are only two others in the city.
- PUB DATE: 5/25/2017 5:42:28 PM - SOURCE: KMTR-TV Eugene
(Photos, Video) A 22-year-old man tumbled at least 1,000 feet down the snow-covered caldera at Crater Lake National Park, coming to a stop about 100 feet from the lake – alive – and was plucked to safety by a rescue helicopter.
The man was taking pictures Sunday while standing on snow in Rim Village, the area near the park's historic Crater Lake Lodge, Sgt.
- PUB DATE: 5/26/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: oregon live
Firefighters recovered the body of a 25-year-old man who drowned Tuesday after jumping into the Three Pools area on the North Fork River.
The man's friends told Marion County Sheriff's deputies that they were swimming at the recreation area when about 4 p.m. the man jumped from a cliff, went underwater and did not resurface.
- PUB DATE: 5/25/2017 3:18:36 PM - SOURCE: KMTR-TV Eugene