A firefighter sprays water on burning material at the scene of a fatal helicopter crash on Thursday.

Fatal helicopter crash under investigation in Douglas County

A firefighter sprays water on burning material at the scene of a fatal helicopter crash on Thursday.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – One person was killed in a helicopter crash south of Roseburg.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said at about 2:13 p.m. Thursday, they were told about a small aircraft that crashed in the 2300 block of Glengary Loop Road.

Deputies and firefighters arrived at the scene to find a burning helicopter. At least one person died in the crash, DCSO said.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information was released by the sheriff’s office.

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