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House fire with car involved (Photo) - 08/06/17

At 921 this morning Sweet Home Fire responded to a house fire on Juniper St. The fire was well involved when the first unit arrived. The fire moved into the structure from the attached shop and carport. The occupants escaped the fire without harm. Two engines, a light rescue, and a medic unit with 15 firefighters responded initially with one engine from Lebanon Fire on a mutual aide assist. No firefighters were injured and 40% of the contents were saved. The structure was a total loss and the cause was determined an electrical fire from a outlet the freezer was plugged into. American Red Cross was on scene for assistance to the residence.

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Mobile Home Fire with Explosions (Bystander Video) - 07/24/17

On 07/24/2017 at 6:52 pm the Sweet Home Fire District was dispatched to a structure fire. Upon arrival crews found a travel trailer on fire with explosions from tires and propane cylinders. One female was taken to the Lebanon Hospital by Lebanon Fire District for Smoke Inhalation. Investigators say the cause of the fire is undetermined. A total of 17 firefighters from the Sweet Home Fire District responded; of which 12 were volunteers and 5 were career personnel. We are very grateful for our dedicated volunteer firefighters. No firefighters were injured.

A bystander caught explosions on video See Link here for video. https://youtu.be/4ypQ8EdrtWc Video Credit Robert Olsen.