Illinois Valley Fire District responds to a structure fire in Kerby

Officials tell Newswatch 12 the building appeared to be a marijuana drying facility.

Posted: Nov 21, 2021 10:03 AM
Updated: Nov 22, 2021 3:41 AM

KERBY, Ore. --Illinois Valley Fire District, Rural Metro Fire Department and AMR responded to a reported structure fire behind the Holiday Motel on Redwood Hwy early Sunday morning.

The unit that arrived confirmed the 40x60 building was fully involved with fire.

The fire was contained to the building and brush area surrounding the structure.

Command was taken from the first arriving officer.

Safety officer and water operations were established and the fire was mitigated with extensive mop up.

No civilian or fire personnel injuries were reported.

The fire scene was flagged and units were clear.

Fire is currently under investigation.

Newswatch 12 will be tracking the story.

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