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Quick Stop on Out of Control Burn Pile Saves 3 Homes (Photo) - 10/14/18

Just before 3 pm on Sunday afternoon SW Polk Fire responded to a high risk grass fire off of Highway 22 near Highway 51, about 5 miles west of the City of Salem. Approximately 30 fire personnel from SW Polk, Dallas Fire & EMS, Polk Fire Dist #1, Salem Fire and Oregon Department of Forestry responded to assist in containing the fire. The fire, which started out as a burn pile, got away from a property owner due to the dry conditions and high winds. One injury was reported by a homeowner who was attempting to protect his property from the fire. The property owner was evaluated and treated on scene by EMS personnel. Approximately 10 acres were burned and three homes were threaten. It took firefighters about an hour to get the fire under control. Amity Fire moved up to cover the SW Fire response area.

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SW Polk Fire Conducts Control Burn (Photo) - 10/03/18

SW Polk Fire District with the assistance of Dallas Fire & EMS and Oregon Department of Forestry Dallas Unit, will conducting a control burn at the future Salt Creek Station 140 site along HWY 22W. The purpose of this burn is to allow firefighters to receive training for wildland fires. Expect to see flames and smoke early afternoon in the Salt Creek area. Traffic on HWY 22 should not be affected. The Polk County Fire Defense Board has lifted the burn ban for Polk County. 

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Fire Crew on Scene of Gas Leak (Photo) - 09/25/18

  • Around 11:30 am this morning, Dallas Fire & EMS responded to a gas leak near the intersection of SE Arizona and SE Birchwood. A Public Works crew was working on upgrading the water line in this area and hit an unmarked gas line. NW Natural responded to assess and repair the damage.  No injuries were reported and no residents were evacuated.   

 

 

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Control Burn at Basket Slough (Photo) - 09/20/18

Firefighters from various Polk County fire agencies, including Dallas Fire & EMS and SW Polk Fire District, will be assisting the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife with a prescribed burn at Blaskett Slough Wildlife Refuge today. Fire crews on scene will begin ignition shortly after noon and will remain on scene to monitor the fire. Please be aware that smoke and flames will be visible along HWY 99 and HWY 22 near the interchange.  Prescribed burns such as this one, provide valuable training to our firefighters in a wildland setting as well as help the Refuge maintain its native vegetation.