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News Release
Aftermath of 2-alarm fire at 961 4th Avenue in Seaside
Aftermath of 2-alarm fire at 961 4th Avenue in Seaside
Fire Destroys Two Homes in Seaside (Photo) - 07/25/22

Seaside, Ore. – July 25, 2022 – At approximately 4:19 a.m. on Monday, July 25, Seaside Fire & Rescue responded to a structure fire at 961 4th Avenue in Seaside. The two-alarm blaze engulfed the neighboring home at 951 4th Avenue and at least five propane explosions occurred, causing some damage to the home across the street at 960 4th Avenue. Firefighters extinguished the fire and no injuries were reported.

Highway 101 was closed and traffic detoured while the fire was active. Both 3rd Avenue and 4th Avenue between Holladay and Highway 101 will be closed until the incident response is clear.

Seaside Fire received on-scene mutual aid from Gearhart, Cannon Beach, Hamlet, Warrenton, Astoria, and Lewis & Clark Fire Departments. During the course of responding to the fire, two individuals, one male and one female, were taken into custody on outstanding warrants by the Seaside Police Department.

The cause of fire is under investigation.

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