Sweet Home crews battle brush fire near Holley School
June 7, 2023
Sweet Home firefighters responded late Thursday morning, June 1, to a brush fire near Holley School, Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District reported.
SHFAD and Oregon Department of Forestry personnel responded at 11:49 a.m. to the 40000 block of Crawfordsville Drive, where they found a fire actively burning in grass and brush near the school. The fire took about 30 minutes to contain, SHFAD reported.
Crews had to use a "progressive hose lay" to reach the fire. This technique involves rolling out and connecting hose while approaching a fire on foot.
As a precaution, the school district was...