August 14, 2017

Structure Fire at Crooked River Ranch

From Crooked River Ranch Fire and Rescue, 
Crooked River Ranch fire and Rescue / Submitted photo
Type of incident: Structure Fire
Address of incident: 5724 SW Shad Road, Crooked River Ranch, OR
Incident date: August 12th, 2017 Alarm Time: 10:52 PM
Description of occupancy: Residential, double wide mobile home
Owner: Raymond and Terri Bellm

Circumstances found on arrival, actions taken: Crooked River Ranch Fire & Rescue was dispatched to the above address for multiple reports of a reported fully involved structure on fire. Initial arriving crews found the home fully engulfed in flames and fire spreading to nearby trees and grass. An energized power line was also found on the ground which Pacific Power responded for and disconnected. A water shuttle was setup to supply water for firefighting efforts. The fire was contained to the structure of origin, the nearby trees, and grass. Crews remained on scene until approximately 2:30 AM extinguishing the fire and performing overhaul.

Injuries, rescues and other information of interest: The home was reported as unoccupied which was later confirmed to be the case. The owners used it as a rental property and it did not have a tenant at the time of the fire.

Responding Apparatus: 4 - Engines, 3 – Tenders, 0 - Trucks, 1 - Medics, 1 – Support
Responding Personnel: 5 – Career, 11 – Volunteers
Mutual aid assistance by: Redmond Fire & Rescue, Cloverdale Fire District, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, and Pacific Power.

Estimated loss of building and contents: The structure and contents were a total loss. Several trees that were damaged by fire were also felled for safety concerns.

Probable fire cause: Under investigation at this time.
Crooked River Ranch fire and Rescue / Submitted photo

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