Monday, June 14, 2021

Gleneden Beach house fire ruled arson

Latest articles

Most popular

Latest Videos

Random

Gleneden Beach House Fire

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office concluded an investigation into Monday’s Gleneden Beach house fire, saying it was intentionally set by the homeowner.

Kevin Dugger
Kevin Dugger

According to a press release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Kevin P. Dugger, 64, was arrested for arson and reckless burning Wednesday after being released from Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital. He was taken to the Lincoln County Jail where his bail was set at $215,000.

Fire crews from Depoe Bay, Lincoln City and Newport responded to the residential fire at 6550 Carolyn Avenue Monday night where they rescued Dugger after he allegedly set his own home on fire.

Gleneden Beach Arson

Several small explosions triggered by the fire forced firefighters to take a defensive stance at a safe distance while they focused on protecting surrounding properties, vehicles and a nearby forest.

A neighbor, Zach Rasmussen, gave a detailed account of the nights events, including describing Dugger’s roommate, who ran from the house yelling: “Call 911! He’s not sane and is setting the house on fire!”

Previous coverage:

House fire in Gleneden Beach prompts law enforcement investigation

 

-ADVERTISEMENT-
Justin Wernerhttps://wernerhost.com/
I'm publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and an investigative journalist. Also the web guy, photographer, cameraman, video editor, sportswriter, cat trainer and e-bike enthusiast.

Welcome to the comments section. Feel free to speak your mind about topics raised in this article, but please be aware insulting or hateful comments will be removed. Please don’t abuse the anonymity we provide or we will block your access to this website. Have fun and thank you for engaging in discourse on our site.

2 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Need to edit your comment? Send us an email so we can correct it for you!

SEND US AN EMAIL

RELATED ARTICLES

Oregon House passes natural disaster legislation

Salem -- Oregon House Democrats David Gomberg and Pam Marsh, who saw first-hand the impact wildfires had last year, have introduced legislation to help victims rebuild and address future tax implications.
-ADVERTISEMENT-
-ADVERTISEMENT-spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img

Trending

-ADVERTISEMENT-spot_img

This website is hosted and maintained by Wernerhost.

Our mission is to provide clients with everything needed to be successful online.

If you need our services, click here.