At 1:18 a.m. on April 16, Eugene-Springfield Fire Department (ESFD) responded to Nelson’s in the Whit, 394 Blair Boulevard, after a fire was reported. They located a fire in the exterior wall on the northwest corner and extinguished it.
Based on the unknown cause of the fire, the ESFD contacted the ESFD Fire Marshal and Eugene Police who investigated. The report was routed to the Eugene Police Department Arson Team for follow-up.
The Eugene Police Arson Unit aggressively investigates arson fires occurring in the city of Eugene. Arson investigators work as a team, in cooperation with investigators from the Fire Marshal’s Office, to determine fire origin and cause and to investigate incendiary fires.
The Eugene Police would like to hear from any witnesses or anyone with information about this case. Please contact Officer Dave Clark at 541.359.9835 with any information and use EPD case 23-05449.