11:35pm- Report of a house fire at 965 King Street in Yachats. First responders are enroute.
11:37pm- Home is one block east of 101 just off 9th.
11:42pm- First fire units on scene. Single family home – no flames or smoke showing. House has been evacuated due to sparks coming from the home’s water heater.
11:46pm- Yachats Fire Rescue says it was an electrical fire associated with the water heater. Power to water heater has been shut off. Power remains on for the rest of the house. Firefighters are ventilating the house to get the smoke out.
11:47pm- All other incoming fire rescue units from Waldport and Seal Rock have been cleared to return to their headquarters.
12:30am- Yachats Fire Rescue has cleared the scene.
…there will be stove-provided hot water for sponge baths in the morning until a plumber or electrician can respond…