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The original item was published from 7/30/2021 10:12:52 AM to 8/7/2021 12:00:05 AM.



Posted on: July 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Man arrested for Arson, Reckless Burning after response to multiple fires downtown

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A portable bathroom was reported on fire on July 30 at 3:25 a.m., W. 7th Aly and Lawrence. The structure was up against the building, Growler Guys, 472 W. 7th Avenue. A caller heard an explosion near W. 7th Aly. Callers reported the fire was going up the building and onto power poles. Eugene Springfield Fire responded and gained access to the building. 


Meanwhile, there were other fires being reported in the area, including two additional fully-involved dumpster fires started at apartments in the area reported at 3:58 a.m. Eugene Police was responding during these calls as well. Community members and Eugene Springfield Fire were providing tips regarding subjects in the area as police searched. 


Eugene Police took a person into custody at 4:24 a.m. and he was identified as Daniel David Moore, age 46, who had a warrant. He was taken to the Lane County Jail on charges of Arson in the Second Degree, five counts of Reckless Burning, Menacing, Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. Case 21-11613 

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