The fire appears to have started in the back of the home in the 3800 block of Gilham Road, Eugene Springfield Fire said, and then spread quickly to the attic.
The initial call to 911 came in just before 1:40 p.m.
Firefighters searched the home and found no one inside.
She has been volunteering at the White Bird Dental Clinic in Eugene as she prepares to take her medical exams.
Allen, along with a handful of other fourth-year students from across the country, assist doctors in serving underprivileged patients of Lane County.
In return for their service, the future doctors are provided with an apartment downtown.
But after returning to Eugene on Saturday, Allen discovered her home had been robbed.
A crew of nearly 200 U of O students worked to better the neighborhoods surrounding the university on Saturday, splitting into groups and working on improvement projects street by street.
The Oregon Ducks stomped the California Golden Bears 15-3 in the second game of the three-game series, scoring an unheard of 15 runs in one inning. The players wore pink uniforms for the “Strike Out Cancer” breast cancer awareness game.
David Ray Taylor stands accused of murdering a Eugene man and then taking the man’s car to rob a bank in Mapleton.
The defense maintains that the murder was orchestrated by two accomplices to the robbery, and Taylor was not involved in the death of Celestino Gutierrez, 22, of Eugene.
The community rallied against anti-Semitism Friday after finding some troubling graffiti scrawled on a bulletin board in downtown Eugene earlier in the week.
The hateful message was found Wednesday on the announcement board at the Eugene Public Library.
“This particular flyer was an event, a talk at the University of Oregon that's happening on April 27 about the holocaust,” said Connie Bennett of the Eugene Public Library, “It ended up being a target for defamation.”
A caller reported seeing a mountain lion and its cub playing near the entrance to Maurie Jacobs Park to 9-1-1 dispatch workers this morning, Eugene Police said.
Officers responded to the park, however they couldn't find any evidence the cat had been there.
Police arrested a priest from Albany on encouraging sex abuse charges Thursday while following up on a child pornography investigation.
The tragic shooting death of K-9 officer Mick has moved many in the law enforcement community. The Springfield Justice Center's own K-9 units, like patrol officer Justin Myers and his K-9 partner Fedo, are also feeling the weight of that loss.
Oregon's unemployment sits below 7 percent after spiking during the 2008 financial crisis. Even though there has been a big decrease in the state’s unemployment rating, many Oregonians are having a hard time finding a job.
Job seekers suited up and brought their resumes to Lane Community College’s job fair on Thursday to get their foot in the door with potential employers.