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Firefighters Extinguish Blaze in Canby Duplex (PHOTOS)Salem-News.com
"Medics treated the person on scene for injuries. American Red Cross is assisting the family with there immediate needs."- Canby Fire Spokesman Troy Buzalsky
(CANBY, Ore.) - The Canby Fire District responded to a Residential duplex on fire in the 300 block of South Manzanita Wednesday morning around 6:00 AM, according to Fire District Spokesman Troy Buzalsky.
He says that when fire fighter arrived on the scene, they reported large flames coming from the window of the home.
"They quickly asked for a second alarm. It took 25 firefighters from Canby, CCFD #1 and TVFR 30 min before they could gain control of the fire," Buzalsky said.
Two adults and two children escaped from the home with one person sustaining minor injuries.
"Medics treated the person on scene for injuries. American Red Cross is assisting the family with there immediate needs."
Buzalsky says the fire is under investigation at this time.
He pointed out that fire departments often call second alarms not only to bring more firefighters to safely mitigate the fire, but to also standby and be ready to protect the community if another 911 emergency happens.
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