|Barn Fire outside of Dallas|
Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
|Published on Saturday October 24, 2020 - 6:44 AM|
The fire was contained to one side of the barn, with the majority of the contents of the barn being salvaged. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office. However, it was confirmed that wet hay was not the cause of this fire. Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office will continue to investigate this fire in the coming days. Sheridan, SW Polk and West Valley personnel would like to thank Dallas Fire, Falls City Fire, Polk Co. #1, Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office for their assistance during this incident.
Sheridan, SW Polk and West Valley Fire District personnel would like to remind the public, as the temperatures drop, to properly maintain heating appliances. This includes proper cleaning of appliances, preventative maintenance of appliances and safe storage of matches and lighters.