North River fire spreads from shop to home, destroys both
March 13, 2019
Fire destroyed a North River Road shop and home March 6.
Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at 41875 North River Drive at 3:44 a.m. to find a fully involved 25-by-40-foot shop, said Randy Whitfield, Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District battalion chief. The fire was in close proximity, within 3 feet, of a 1,400-square-foot house.
The fire had already extended into the house, and a neighbor's shop was exposed, Whitfield said. That's when he called a second alarm.
Lebanon responded with an engine, a battalion chief's rig, a pumper tender and a water tender, joining a local engine...