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Three SH-area fires do damage over Memorial Day weekend


May 30, 2018

Sweet Home firefighters battle a blaze that destroyed a shop on West Brush Creek Road Friday. Two other fires did damage in the Sweet Home area over the weekend.

Two fires destroyed a shop and a piece of heavy equipment on Friday and Sunday, then a third on Monday burned roughly a half acre and three pine trees Friday through Monday in the Sweet Home area.

Firefighters with the Oregon Department of Forestry and Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District responded to all three fires.

They responded to the Friday fire at 8:32 a.m. to 24300 West Brush Creek Road, where fire destroyed a 36-foot by 48-foot shop with an attached carport and an attached outbuilding with wood in it, said SHFAD Lt. Josh Bondesen.

A neighbor saw flames, reported the fire and a...

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