Construction costs slow Creswell fire station

COTTAGE GROVE – With the exorbitant price tag dangling off a single sheet of lumber, South Lane Fire District won’t be building its new Creswell fire station anytime soon.

The Creswell Station 203 has outgrown the space, and it’s been a “top priority” for District staff for years. It’s located between City Hall and the Community Center on South 1st Street. 

The new station would be built at the current location of the city-owned community center, effectively swapping ownership of the two parcels between the City of Creswell and . . .