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Banks • Banks Fire District 13 • Community
Banks Fire District July 2021 Fire Log
A summary of calls from July 2021, and a message from the Banks Fire District.
Members of the Banks Chamber of Commerce receive a tour at the Hornshuh Creek Fire Station in Buxton from Chief Rodney Linz on August 5, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley
Washington County • Health • Environment Sep. 15
Rabid bat found in Washington County
Following reports of a rabid bat in Multnomah County, it turn out more of the same has been found further west.
“Washington County also had a rabid bat,” disclosed Washington County Department of Health and Human Services spokesperson Wendy Gordon in an email to local media organizations Wednesday afternoon.
Crash • Tillamook State Forest • Hwy 6 Sep. 13
Oregon City resident killed in Highway 6 crash near summit
An Oregon City man is the latest killed on Highway 6 after a Sunday evening crash near the Coast Range summit. Forest Grove Fire & Rescue's Matt Johnston described the scene.
Crash • Summit • Hwy 6 Sep. 12
Fatal crash near Coast Range summit closes Highway 6
A crash near the Coast Range summit has resulted in the closure of Highway 6.
Salem • Politics • Government Sep. 10
Brown calls special legislative session to tackle redistricting
Oregon’s legislators will head back to Salem following Governor Kate Brown’s call to convene a special legislative session to tackle congressional and legislative redistricting.
Crime • Washington County Sheriff's Office • Hwy 6 Sep. 10
Late night shooting results in highway closure between Banks and Gales Creek
Details remain scant after a late night shooting in the Parson Road and Highway 6 area in Gales Creek Thursday night closed the highway between Banks and Gales Creek into the very early morning. No one was injured after a homeowner reported up to six shots struck his driveway near where he was standing.