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Fire At Pot Grow Site

TALENT, Ore. — Fire crews stopped an attic fire at a marijuana grow site near Talent on Friday morning. Crews arrived on scene about 9:30 in on Wagner Creek Road. They say the fire burned through part of the attic area in a two-story garage.

Firefighters from Fire District 5 were able to knock it down in about 15 minutes. They say marijuana was being grown in a small room inside the garage. Firefighters said the it was a legal grow site.

“We’ve had several fires where we’ve had that, where there’s been a legal marijuana grow on the premises, whether it’s inside or outside as well,” Fire District 5 Dan Marshall

Fire District 5 says the cause of the fire is still being investigated. They say they do not think it was related to the marijuana grow operation.