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Calkins Boat ramp truck fire. (Photo)

Today at 2:23 pm Sweet Home Fire was dispatched to a vehicle fire at Calkins boat ramp near foster lake. Crews arrived to find a 1983 Chevrolet K1500 truck with fire in the engine compartment. As crews were extinguishing the fire the owner arrived from a hike. The cause of the fire was determined to… Read More

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Firefighters extinguish car fire amidst the falling snow (Photo)

Sweet Home firefighters responded to a car fire this morning on ames creek drive. The vehicle a late model Chevrolet equinox was well-involved when units arrived just minutes after the 911 call was placed. Bystanders and neighbors came out in large numbers to ensure that no one was in the vehicle. The vehicle appears to… Read More

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2 Logging accidents in snow in the past 72 hours (Photo)

Today at 1018 am the fire district personnel responded to a logging accident that occurred on the Ames Creek mainline. The pt was a 31 year old male who had been struck in the head with a log during their operations. The logging crew did an excellent job packaging the patient and getting him to… Read More

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Westwood Lane Fire (Photo)

On 11/23/16 at 1743 the Fire District responded to a structure fire at 1430 Westwood Lane. Crews arrived to find flames coming from a front window of the home. 1 occupant had evacuated and called 911. Crews were able to extinguish the fire within 30 minutes. 3 Engines, 2 Medic Units, a Heavy Rescue, and… Read More

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Head-on collision closes highway 228 (Photo)

At 3:13 pm the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District was dispatched to a 2-vehicle collision southeast of town near the Holley Market. An engine, a heavy rescue, 2 ambulances, and 2 brush rigs responded from Sweet Home Fire. We were assisted by the Oregon Department of Forestry and REACH air ambulance. The drivers of… Read More

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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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