Fire Crews Save Home in Selma Fire

Credit: Dale Sandberg

Fire crews had to struggle their way up a narrow, half-mile driveway to extinguish a burning outbuilding, according to Illinois Valley Fire.

Posted: Apr 2, 2018 10:50 AM
Updated: Apr 2, 2018 10:52 AM

SELMA, Ore. — A fire early this morning at a home near Selma was contained to a built-on storage area attached to the home, according to the Illinois Valley Fire District (IVFD).

Crews from IVFD, Rural Metro Fire, Grants Pass Fire & Rescue, and AMR responded at 1:52 a.m. this morning to the home, which was in the 600 block of North Gold Canyon Drive.

The home lay up an extremely narrow, half-mile driveway, according to IVFD. Firefighters struggled to get up the slope to reach and suppress the flames.

The fire was contained to the storage area, according to IVFD. All of the home's occupants were evacuated from the house without injury. Division Chief Kamron Ismaili of IVFD will be investigating what caused the fire.

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