Fire in wall doused quickly, thanks to alert homeowner
March 23, 2022
An alert homeowner saved a house from severe fire damage Sunday morning with an early-morning call to the Fire Department.
Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District personnel were dispatched at 7:18 a.m. to a fire at 43554 Wiley Creek Drive, where they saw smoke coming out of a wall.
“Essentially, what we had was burned studs around an electrical box,” Fire Chief Dave Barringer said. “The thing I like is that the homeowner called in early.”
Firefighters were able to use a heat imaging camera to quickly locate the fire and put it out.
“It saves money, it sames time,” Barringer sa...