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News Release
Structure Fire, NE 5 1/2 Street, Prineville, Oregon (Photo) - 04/24/24

Media Information Release


Type of incident: Structure Fire

Address of incident:  400 block of NE 51/2 Street, Prineville, Oregon

Incident date:  4/24/2024                    Alarm Time: 1418 hours

Description of occupancy:  Several outbuildings and sheds

Owner, occupant:  Sheds were unoccupied, full of miscellaneous personal items

Circumstances found on arrival; actions taken:  Arriving crews found several sheds/outbuildings on fire, with fire spreading rapidly to additional structures.  Crews were able to control the fire before it extended to a nearby tri-plex.

Injuries, rescues, other information of interest:  No injuries

Responding Apparatus:  Two fire engines, one ambulance, and several command vehicles responded

Responding Personnel:  15 firefighters

Mutual Aid assistance by:  CCFR was assisted on scene by the Prineville Police Department and City of Prineville Public Works Department.  Jefferson County Fire and EMS sent an ambulance to cover the district during the incident.

Probable fire cause:  Cause of the fire is undetermined at this time.

Contact:  Division Chief – Fire Marshal Russell Deboodt

Office: 541-447-5011        

Attached Media Files: PPD_Photo.jpeg