Roseburg House Sustains “Significant” Damage After Morning Fire

Early this morning, at approximately 3:00a, Roseburg Fire Department personnel responded to a reported residential structure fire at 1576 SE Overlook Avenue.

Multiple callers notified Douglas County Dispatch of smoke and flames visible in the area of Fisher and Overlook Avenue.

A reporting party notified dispatch they were unaware if any residents were inside the residential structure.

Occupancy of the structure is unknown at this time and under investigation.

Upon arrival on scene, firefighters found heavy smoke and fire coming from the west side of the residential structure.  Firefighters made an exterior attack only due to scene conditions.  The structure sustained significant structural and water damage.  

A total of 17 firefighters assisted with firefighting operations. Other agencies assisting with the fire included Douglas County Fire District #2, Umpqua Valley Ambulance, Roseburg Police Department, Pacific Power, and Avista Utilities.

A fire investigator was on scene and the fire remains under investigation. No additional information was released by authorities at this time.

Source: RFD

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