“Major Structure Fire” Destroys Rural Workshop

“It’s a Burl Gallery” in Kerby, Oregon, was the scene of a major structure fire. One building was fully involved when the first unit arrived on scene. As large as the fire was it was quickly brought under control.

There were no injuries reported. One workshop was completely destroyed by the fire. Highway 199 was closed for a while down to one lane with traffic control happening while the incident was taking place.

The fire is under investigation. Units responding were Illinois Valley Fire District, American Medical Response, Rural Metro Fire – Josephine County, ODOT, Sheriff and OSP.

There was an extensive mop-up operations. Fire watch was also initiated with the property owner and IVFD also checked on the property through the morning.

Courtesy of Illinois Valley Fire

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