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Structure Fire on Kristen Court in Roseburg

4:15 PM · Aug 12, 2021

At 1:20 p.m. on August 11, 2021, Roseburg Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire in the 100 block of NW Kristen Court. Upon arrival on scene, firefighters found a single story, residential structure with smoke showing from the bathroom window of the home. Firefighters conducted a primary and secondary search, made an interior attack to extinguish the fire and completed overhaul. The fire was contained to the bathroom portion of the structure. The home sustained structural, smoke, and water damage. The displaced family included four adult residents and two children. One adult resident suffered smoke inhalation and was treated on scene by Umpqua Valley Ambulance. The resident was not transported. A fire investigator was on scene and the cause of the fire was determined to be accidental and most likely electrical in nature. Twelve firefighters assisted with firefighting operations. Other agencies assisting with the fire included Umpqua Valley Ambulance and Pacific Power. Residents of the home were alerted by working smoke alarms and were able to evacuate the residence. The Roseburg Fire Department would like to remind everyone of the importance of working smoke alarms and ensuring you have the appropriate number of smoke alarms installed in the home. Remember to make sure you have working smoke alarms on every level of your home, outside each sleeping area and in every bedroom. Roseburg Fire Department recommends that homeowners consider a home fire sprinkler system for increased protection. Via RFD

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