Burn pile destroys shed, trees

Windy conditions responsible for Sunday fire


June 7, 2023

Courtesy of SHFAD

Firefighters douse burning trees on Berlin Road Sunday.

A burn pile that got away in high winds destroyed a shed and two trees Sunday morning, June 4, local agencies reported.

According to the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District, firefighters responded at 10:45 a.m. to the fire, at 28660 Berlin Road.

"Due to windy conditions, a burn pile got away from the homeowner, catching a nearby shed and overhead trees on fire," a SHFAD report stated.

The fire was quickly extinguished using a command brush rig, heavy brush engine and water tender.

Oregon Department of Forestry provided support at the scene and Lebanon Fire District provided standby c...

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