6:15pm – Report of a house fire at 7861 Siletz Highway. Lady caller to 9-1-1 seems to believe the fire is electrical in nature and that flames were seen by the caller. The house is about 2/3rds the way between Siletz and the mouth of the river. A very isolated area.
6:24pm – Lady caller says the fire is out and there’s no need for firefighters. One fire truck will continue to the scene to ensure that the lady’s assessment is accurate. Fire can linger in a smoldering state for hours before re-erupting and destroy a home or business.
6:26pm – Firefighters are on scene to inspect the home.