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Residential Structure Fire - 2051 NW Motah Street (Photo) - 05/09/17

At 11:57 p.m. on May 8, 2017, Roseburg Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 2051 NW Motah Street. Occupants of the residence called and reported the side deck of the residence was on fire.

Firefighters arrived on scene to find an exterior deck fire beginning to extend up an exterior wall and into the attic. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and completed overhaul. The home sustained structural and water damage. Residents were displaced; however, no one was injured in the fire.

A total of 10 firefighters assisted with firefighting operations. Other agencies assisting with the fire included Roseburg Police Department, Pacific Power, and Avista Utilities.

The structure which is valued at $268,000 suffered approximately $40,000 in damage. Prompt attention by the homeowner kept the damage limited to the deck and roof area. The Roseburg Fire department would like to remind citizens to be cautious when discarding cigarettes, as this may have been the cause.

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