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Early Morning Fire in Mt. Angel Destroys Buildings, Affects Four Businesses (Photo) - 10/09/21

In the early morning hours (approximately 12:48 AM) of October 9, 2021, Officers from the Mt. Angel Police Department discovered that a building in the 200 block of South Main Street in Mt. Angel was on fire.  The Officers called in what they had found, and the Mt. Angel Fire District was dispatched to respond.

Upon arrival of the first engine, the building was fully engulfed in flames.  Additional alarms were called, for mutual aid to assist in the fire fighting efforts.  The fire eventually went to four alarms.  Mutual Aid Assistance was provided by the Silverton Fire District, The Woodburn Fire Department, The Marion County Fire District, Hubbard Fire, Monitor Fire and the St. Paul Fire District.

There were approximately 35 fire apparatus that responded with nearly 120 firefighters battling the flames.  Over a million gallons of water were used to knock the fire down.

The businesses affected by the fire are; The Blackbird Granary, an antique business; KP Harvesttime, a Hazelnut business; Wood Pellet Stoves; and Hidden Bed of Oregon.  There were 4 buildings damaged or destroyed by the fire. Damage estimates have not yet been done.  There were no injuries as a result of this fire and the efforts to extinguish it.  The cause at this time is unknown, and is currently under investigation.

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