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Fire burns brush next to Bi-Mart

 

September 22, 2021

Scott Swanson

Firefighters from Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District and the Oregon Department of Forestry responded to the north end of 22nd Avenue Wednesday morning, Sept. 15, to a plume of smoke coming from a patch of forest on the east side of Bi-Mart.

SHFAD Chief Dave Barringer said the department got a call at 11:19 a.m. and responded to 2208 Nandina St.

"The response was quick," he said, crediting help from ODF.

"We appreciate the mutual aid from ODF, who immediately respond to any brush fire within the city limits that they think they can help with. They're really good at combining with our...



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