From Our Files (June 1, 2022)
June 1, 2022
June 1, 1972
The week was busy for firefighters as they were called to four area fires.
A trailer home at the Westport Trailer Court was lost to fire due to a leaking propane tank ignited by a furnace pilot light. The Smith family was not home when it happened. A fuse box fire caused minor damage to the residence of Jack Morris, 997 ½ 42nd Ave.
The Willamette Industries Sweet Home sawmill put to work three fire units for two hours to extinguish a sawdust fire that ignited in the cyclone, and the fire department responded to a call at the Ed Graville home on Miniville Road to extinguish a...