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Structure Fire SE 6th 9-13-2021
Structure Fire SE 6th 9-13-2021
Scappoose Fire District Responds to Residential Fire (Photo) - 09/13/21

Scappoose Fire District responded to a residential structure fire in the 51000 block of SE 6th street in the Spring Lake Community this morning. The fire was called in at 11:54 AM, and we arrived in 6 minutes to a fire that was spreading quickly inside the house. The fire was deemed under control in 39 minutes. 

Two occupants inside the home at the time of the fire were able to escape. One of the occupants was transported to a Portland hospital for burn injuries that were not life-threatening.

 

Fire crews were able to contain the fire from spreading to neighboring homes.

 

There was a total of two fire engines, 1 medic, and two chief officers. There were no injuries to any firefighters.

 

The fire response was made up of Scappoose Volunteer and Career firefighters and a fire engine from Columbia River Fire & Rescue. A crew from Columbia River PUD responded to shut off electrical service to the home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation; however, the fire was deemed accidental.

 

Scappoose Fire District would like to remind our citizens when dealing with cooking oil fires, shut off the power to the stove and smother the flames by sliding the lid over the pan.

Never put water on a grease fire, and do not attempt to move the pan. The water can be super-heated and change to steam and can cause severe burns. Also, it can cause oil to splash up and spread the fire.

 

Scappoose Fire District would like to thank Columbia River Fire and Rescue, Columbia River PUD, and Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District for their support in the emergency response.

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Attached Media Files: Structure Fire SE 6th 9-13-2021
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