At 3:35pm, December 16th, 2017, North Douglas County Fire & EMS was dispatched to a report of a heavily involved single story family dwelling in the 400 block of Charles St. in Yoncalla. Fire crews had the fire under control within an hour and remained on scene for an additional two hours for overhaul.
North Douglas County Fire & EMS responded with three engines and nine firefighters.
The home acquired extensive damage, fortunately, everybody was safely evacuated. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
North Douglas County Fire & EMS was assisted by Douglas Electric and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.