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Fire at McMinnville Home ***update 9/14/17*** - 09/14/17

On September 13, 2017 at 12:45 pm McMinnville Fire and Police personnel responded to a reported vehicle fire at 2433 NE Baker Street McMinnville. As fire units were arriving, they noticed that the residence was also on fire and addressed the entire scene. Fire units entered the residence and located a deceased female adult inside. The female was identified as Kimberly Ann Nelson (47) of McMinnville. Cause of death and manner of death are still being determined.

The Major Crimes Response Team was activated to investigate the scene. Members from the McMinnville Police Department, Newberg-Dundee Police Department, Yamhill County Sheriff's Office, Oregon State Police and McMinnville Fire Department are continuing the investigation.

There is no further danger to the general public from this incident. NE Baker Street is still closed to through traffic between Baker Creek Road and 27th Street. It will be reopened once the scene has been released. No further details will be released at this time.

Fire at McMinnville Home - 09/13/17

On September 13, 2017 at 12:44 pm McMinnville Fire and McMinnville Police responded to what was initially received as a vehicle fire in the front yard of 2433 NE Baker Street McMinnville, OR. Upon arrival at 12:47 pm, the fire department set up command to address and extinguish the fire. The investigation is still in the beginning stages and as information can be released regarding the progression it will be. There is no further danger to the general public regarding this incident.