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Photos: emergency response to now-destroyed Civic Stadium



At roughly 5:30 p.m. on Monday evening, the Eugene Police Department received several calls about a fire at Civic Stadium near 20th and Willamette. No injuries occurred as a result of the fire, Eugene Fire Chief Randall Groves said.

Update: As of 7:45 p.m., police and fire were still on the scene.

Here are some photos of the emergency response to the destroyed stadium.

Onlookers stand on the fields of South Eugene High School and watch smoke and flames surround Civic Stadium (Meerah Powell/Emerald)

Onlookers stand on the fields of South Eugene High School and watch as smoke and flames surround Civic Stadium (Meerah Powell/Emerald)

Burned structure of Civic Stadium (Meerah Powell/Emerald)

Burned structure of Civic Stadium (Meerah Powell/Emerald)

 

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Police and firefighters work together in an attempt to put out fire at Civic Stadium. (Meerah Powell/Emerald)

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Fire hydrants gush water in an attempt to put out fire. (Meerah Powell/Emerald)

Firefighters fight to contain the flames in the north part of Civic Stadium (Meerah Powell/Emerald)

Firefighters fight to contain the flames in the north part of Civic Stadium. (Meerah Powell/Emerald)

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Meerah Powell

Meerah Powell

Meerah Powell is the Digital Managing Editor for The Daily Emerald. She is currently studying journalism and philosophy at the University of Oregon. Before her current position, she worked as an Arts and Culture writer for the Emerald. She's also worked with Oregon Public Broadcasting, Eugene Weekly, Ethos Magazine and OR Magazine.