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Firefighters Battle 3 Alarm Barn FireVideo by Jerry Freeman Salem-News.com
The barn and property are owned by Eugene Rose from Turner, Oregon.
(JEFFERSON, OR) - Jefferson Fire District was dispatched Tuesday at 10:34 p.m. to a structure fire at 14885 Parrish Gap Road Jefferson, Oregon. Drakes Crossing, Marion, Stayton, Scio and Turner fire agencies were also dispatched to assist with the call.
Upon arrival Incident Commander, Captain Ryan Campbell, stated the barn was completely engulfed in flames and there were several structures and equipment that were being threatened by the fire.
There is a Mint Distill along with tanks of diesel, and farm equipment that were close to the barn. Firefighters were able to save the distill and protected the tanks of diesel.
The barn and property are owned by Eugene Rose from Turner, Oregon. The owner is out of town and could not be reached at this time.
The fire was deemed under control at 11:20 p.m. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time and is under investigation. There are no estimated damages. There were no injuries. Parrish Gap was closed for approximately 3 hours, while crews cleaned up and put out hot spots.
Video from the scene by Jerry Freeman Salem-News.com:
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