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Receptacle Fire Scorches Home (Photo)

At 4:06 pm this afternoon Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District was dispatched to a possible house fire at 1141 43rd Avenue. They arrived to find the home owner using a garden hose to douse the remnants of a fire that started in a disposal receptacle and had begun to burn the outside of the… Read More

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Crescent Hill Brush Fire (Photo)

Sweet Home Fire District and the Oregon Department of forestry responded to a reported brush fire in the area of hwy 228 and Cresent Hill. Four apparatus from Sweet Home fire and six from ODF found a .12 acre brush fire burning up hill in tall grass and brush. The fire was extinguished rapidly and… Read More

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Fire destroys shop in Foster (Photo)

At 9:39 this morning crews from the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District were dispatched to a report of a fire in a pole barn in the Foster area. While en route to the fire a large smoke column could be seen prompting the Incident Commander to strike a second alarm for water supply as… Read More

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Dry Hydrant installed in Cascadia (Photo)

The Sweet Home Fire District has installed a “dry” hydrant in Cascadia. This dry hydrant will serve as the primary fire suppression water source for structure fires as well as wild fires in the area East of Sweet Home. Up until now the District has not had an adequate and reliable water supply in that… Read More

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Reach Air Ambulance

Photo by Sean C. Morgan Sweet Home paramedics, rescue personnel and a REACH crew member load a patient from an automobile accident. Read More

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2011 Award Winners

Captain Dave Trask, 40 Years of Service Paramedic Jared Huenergardt, Firefighter of the Year Lieutenant Wes Strubhar, Rescue Tech of the Year Paramedic Adam Hummer, Medic of the Year Firefighter Greg Mahler: 25 Years of Service Engineer of the Year Medal of Gallantry Keith Gabriel Humanitarian Award Lieutenant Chad Calderwood, Officer of the Year Firefighter… Read More

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Sweet Home Bowling Alley Fire

At 2:25 a.m., Sweet Home Fire & Ambulance District responded to a structure fire located at 2435 Main Street. Upon arrival at the Sweet Home Lanes (Bowling Alley), two occupants living in an upstairs apartment were found on a side roof and brought to safety by Lt. Harris, Lt. Calderwood and firefighter Barnes using ground… Read More

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1099 Long Street, Sweet Home, OR, 97386