Police investigate brush fire


June 28, 2023

Courtesy of the Oregon Department of Forestry

Firefighters mop up a brush fire that was apparently ignited near the railroad tracks on 47th Avenue Sunday evening.

The Sweet Home Police Department is investigating the cause of a brush fire that burned one-quarter of an acre Sunday afternoon, June 25, north of the railroad tracks near 47th Avenue and Osage Street.

According to a SHPD release, officers heard via radio Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District and Oregon Department of Forestry personnel responding to the scene, which, as per PulsePoint, was reported at around 3:17 p.m.

Upon arrival, police officers learned that ODF members had seen smoke in the area, found the fire and then, with Sweet Home fire crews, worked to extinguish it. A subsequent...

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