February 23, 2024


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Fire destroys 2 mobile households, damages 2 other folks at park in southern Bend

(Update: New data from Bend Fireplace formal cause undetermined)

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Two made houses had been ruined by a fireplace and two other folks ended up destroyed Wednesday evening at at a mobile house park in southern Bend, officials explained. Police officers introduced an aged male to protection from one particular of the threatened households.

The hearth was described shortly immediately after 9 p.m. at the Sisters Mobile Home Park on Parrell Road, law enforcement Sgt. Rob Emerson reported.

The fire to begin with was described as getting involving two created households and spreading, officers explained.

Very first-arriving officers located the hearth experienced distribute to two of the properties, Emerson explained. Fireplace crews and officers commenced evacuating neighboring residences.

One of the threatened homes was occupied by an elderly, non-mobile gentleman, Emerson explained. Law enforcement entered the household and pulled the guy to security. Hearth officers stated the siding on that property experienced started to melt from the heat of the close by hearth.

Bend Fire & Rescue arrived on scene and experienced the hearth out in about 20 minutes, and extended to at least a single other construction.

Deputy Fire Marshal Dan Derlacki mentioned the hearth destroyed two mobile properties and two outbuildings, also triggering minor harm to two other properties and a automobile.

A electrical power line was downed by the hearth. Derlacki said late Wednesday the cause of the fireplace appeared to be accidental, potentially electrical, as there were reviews of some electrical power troubles in the region about an hour just before the fireplace.

But Derlacki claimed Thursday the exact induce of the fire was undetermined, thanks to the extent of hurt.

Emerson explained there were being no identified injuries to the occupants.

The American Red Cross was equipped to deliver non permanent housing for 11 occupants from a few households afflicted by the fireplace, Derlacki stated, adding that people of 1 residence were equipped to return Thursday, soon after energy was restored.