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Fire damages Jones Drive home


November 8, 2016

Firefighters responded to a call at 4:08 a.m. on Nov. 5, for a house fire at 28600 Jones Dr. in Foster.

The homeowner kept the fire at bay with a garden hose until firefighters arrived, said Lt. Zach Lincoln, of Sweet Home Fire District.

The cause is still under investigation.

“I am waiting on some statements before we make an official determination,” Lincoln said. “We can tell you investigators believe it started near the stove.”

Two people were home at the time of the fire but they were not injured.

The fire spread to the second floor and the attic.

The structure was not de...

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