Man dies, woman hurt in house fire


March 15, 2023

Scott Swanson

A firefighter works as flames consume a home on 47th Avenue, where a man died Thursday evening, March 9.

A Sweet Home man died in a house fire Thursday evening, March 9, near 47th Avenue and Main Street.

According to the Sweet Home Fire & Ambulance District, the blaze was reported shortly after 10 p.m.

An incident commander arrived on scene within five minutes of the call to find heavy fire from the structure's front and smoke emanating from all sides.

The house is surrounded by the Paradise Motors car dealership.

The commander requested a second-alarm assignment and informed crews of a person possibly still inside the residence. A man and a woman, who were not identified, had escaped, bu...

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